Parkinson’s disease: ‘Many patients hide symptoms’

This article in the BBC News is about people with Parkinson’s but is likely to be relevant for people with many neurological conditions.

More than a third of people in the UK with Parkinson’s disease feel the need to hide their symptoms or lie about having the condition, a survey for a charity suggests.  They feel the symptoms are not socially acceptable and may embarrass those close to them, Parkinson’s UK said.  It added it was concerned that too many people were struggling alone with their diagnosis, affecting emotional health.

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