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The dopamine pathways in the brain Dopamine is transmitted via three major pathways. The first extends from the substantia nigra to the caudate nucleus-putamen (neostriatum) and is concerned with sensory stimuli and movement. The second pathway projects from the ventral tegmentum to the mesolimbic forebrain and is thought to be associated with cognitive, reward and emotional behaviour. The third pathway, known as the tubero-infundibular system, is concerned with neuro…

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The substantia nigra is susceptible to compression by an increase in CSF volume in the cisterns and cerebral aqueduct.

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Basal Ganglia (caudate nucleus, putamen, globus pallidus, substantia nigra) interacting with the thalamus and cortex

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Anatomy Of The Basal Ganglia  Basal ganglia is located deep within each of cerebral hemisphere in the telencephalon region of the brain.

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Dopamine is a neurotransmitter created naturally in the body and it prompts several important functions in the human body. Dopamine is located in the Substantia Nigra of the brain and nerve cells. They let go of it in the form of a chemical substance to disseminate signals to different nerve cells. Dopamine has a major role to play in the reward and pleasure gateway of the brain, along with memory and movement control which further triggers Dopamine deficiency.

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Exercises for People with Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's disease is a challenging and progressive condition. It affects your ability to control your movements. Symptoms such as tremors, freezing and slow movements can limit your ability to walk, get in and out of a chair, and participate in daily activities. Research has shown that exercise can actually halt or slow the progression of this...

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Parkinson's Disease - degenerative movement disorder resulting from the death of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra

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