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There are 5 possible causes of frequent falls

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Possible Causes - Listed in order from the most common to the least.

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Muscular Dystrophies

Muscular dystrophies are a group of diseases that are passed down genetically. These diseases cause damage and weakness to muscles over time. This damage and weakness is caused by the lack of a protein calle...

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Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

One of the nine types of muscular dystrophy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a genetic condition characterized by progressive weakening of voluntary muscles that leads to death. DMD worsens more rapidly than othe...

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Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive neurological disorder. It first presents with problems of movement. Smooth and coordinated muscle movements of the body are made possible by a substance in the brain calle...

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Becker Muscular Dystrophy

Becker muscular dystrophy is a genetic condition that causes your muscles to become damaged and weakened over time, resulting in loss of muscle tissue. If you have this condition, you could begin to experience problem...

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