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What Robin Williams’ Death Teaches Us About Depression

Parkinson’s Disease, which affects about one million Americans, can lead to a range of physical and mental symptoms. The condition may cause tremors, impaired posture and balance, muscle stiffness, speech issues, and cognitive impairment. For Robin Williams, the potential changes in his ability to use his voice — something 90 percent of Parkinson’s patients struggle with — may have been particularly difficult to face.

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