Parkinson’s disease is a progressively degenerative neurological disorder which affects the control of body movements. There are approximately 1,000 new cases diagnosed in Victoria per year.
Alzheimer’s disease damages the brain, resulting in impaired memory, thinking and behaviour. The biggest risk factor for having Alzheimer’s disease is increasing age, with 1 in 4 people over 85 having dementia.
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a result of the body’s immune system attacking it’s own myelin. White blood cells move from the bloodstream into the fluid that circulates and nourishes the brain and spinal cord.