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Parkinson's disease symptoms can also include sleep problems. These include difficulty staying asleep at night, restless sleep, nightmares and emotional dreams, and drowsiness during the day. It is unclear if these symptoms are related to the disease or to the medications used to treat Parkinson's disease. People with Parkinson's should never take over-the-counter sleep aids without consulting their healthcare providers.
 
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