Parkinson's Disease and Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Explained | Mass General Brigham



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What is Parkinson's disease and what are its symptoms? How is Parkinson's disease treated? What is deep brain stimulation? Michael D. Fox, M.D., Ph.D., Neurologist, Director, Center for Brain Circuit Therapeutics, Brigham and Women's Hospital, explains how deep brain stimulation is a Parkinson's disease treatment for some patients.

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0:00 - Intro
0:32 - The Condition
0:44 - Symptoms of Parkinson's
1:53 - Treatment for Parkinson's
2:48 - About Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
3:59 - Brain Circuits
4:33 - The Process of DBS
5:31 - DBS Programming
6:24 - Is DBS for me?

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