New Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) Information Page

Primer with Ten Common Questions and Answers

We recently updated our UF Information Page on Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP). Dr. McFarland has written a basic primer for PSP and here discusses ten common questions about the disease and provides basic answers for patients and families.

  1. What is Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)?
  2. Who gets PSP? (Why me?)
  3. What causes PSP?
  4. How is PSP diagnosed?
  5. How is PSP treated?
  6. What about natural therapies and supplements for PSP?
  7. What is my prognosis with PSP?
  8. What is on the horizon for treatments or a cure for PSP?
  9. What about disease markers for PSP?
  10. Where do I find more information on PSP?

Please visit the Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) Information Page


About the Author


Nikolaus McFarland

Dr. Nikolaus McFarland is a movement disorders expert with special interest in atypical parkinsonisms/Parkinson-plus disorders. He directs the PSP/Atypical Parkinson's clinical-research program here at UF.…

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