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Losing weight can also make Parkinson's more severe

This being said, the study had in fact found that losing weight could lead to more severe Parkinson’s disease symptoms. The research team found that weight loss is rather common in the earliest stages of Parkinson’s disease. However, no study has yet looked into the effect weight loss has on Parkinson's disease specifically. Weight loss was found to increase the prevalence of dementia, reduce life expectancy, and cause the patient to become more in need of intensive care.