Rachel Dolhun, MD, movement disorder specialist, and vice president, medical communications at MJFF, talks about potential memory and thinking problems – including mild cognitive impairment and dementia – in Parkinson’s disease. She discusses how these cognitive changes are evaluated and managed, why they occur, and what research is ongoing in these areas.
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The Michael J. Fox Foundation's staff movement disorders specialist Rachel Dolhun, MD, addresses your questions about living with Parkinson's. Have a question for Dr. Dolhun? Leave it in the comments and it may be featured in an upcoming video.