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5 Facts you should know about

Progressive supranuclear palsy

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A late-onset degenerative disease involving the gradual deterioration and death of specific volumes of the brain

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The initial symptoms in two-thirds of cases are loss of balance, lunging forward when mobilizing, fast walking, bumping into objects or people, and falls

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The first symptoms typically occur in persons aged 60–70 years

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Patients have early visual symptoms, including difficulty looking down

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Levodopa and amantadine may be useful in some cases

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