Parkinson's Disease Causes

Genetics: Some cases of Parkinson's disease are believed to be hereditary, meaning they are caused by genetic mutations that are passed down through families.

Environmental factors: Exposure to certain toxins or chemicals, such as pesticides or heavy metals, may increase the risk of developing Parkinson's disease.

Age: Parkinson's disease is more common in people over the age of 60, and the risk increases as people get older.

Sex: Men likely to develop Parkinson's disease than women.

Head injuries: Some research suggests that a history of head injuries or concussions may increase the risk of Parkinson's disease.

Other medical conditions: Certain medical conditions, such as Lewy body dementia and multiple system atrophy, are associated with Parkinson's disease.