When you have Parkinson’s disease, it’s not unusual to get some mental health problems along with it, like depression. If this happens to you, there are plenty of ways to treat it, so make sure you let your doctor know how you feel.
Parkinson’s and Depression
Depression is a mood disorder caused by a chemical imbalance in your brain. It’s common in people with Parkinson’s disease. Often, the depression begins years before any of the other Parkinson’s symptoms show up.