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Why many women with Parkinson’s are misdiagnosed

Clip: 05/14/2023 | 6m 19s  | Video has closed captioning.

Parkinson’s disease is the second-most common neurodegenerative disorder in the U.S., with nearly 90,000 Americans diagnosed each year. But its symptoms show up differently in women and men, and women are often misdiagnosed or diagnosed late. Dr. Sonia Mathur, a Parkinson's disease advocate and family physician, joins Ali Rogin to discuss.

Aired: 05/14/23

Rating: NR

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