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Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.) is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweight boxers, as well as one of the most celebrated athletes, in sporting history. Sadly, he was diagnosed with a degenerative disorder called Parkinson’s Disease (PD) in 1984 at the age of 42.

Because his is one of the most high-profile cases of Parkinson’s, there are a lot of questions surrounding his condition. Is boxing responsible? Did repeated blows to his head lead to the disease?

Many people know about Parkinson’s. But most are confused about what exactly causes it.

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article courtesy of BlackDoctor.org

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