Parkinson's Disease Link With Gastrointestinal Dysfunction

Parkinson's Disease (PD) is a progressive neurological disease that impairs movement. Gastrointestinal dysfunction is a common symptom associated with the disease of which constipation is one of the common non-motor related complaints that PD patients have. The entire gastrointestinal tract is affected in these patients, causing complications that range from oral issues, including drooling and swallowing problems, to delays in gastric emptying and constipation.

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