Boxing legend Muhammad Ali was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1984. Parkinson’s disease affects a person’s movement, balance and coordination. It can also cause difficulty in speaking and performing daily living activities. Ali’s daughter, Maryum Ali, is a spokesperson for the Parkinson Alliance and helps to bring awareness about the disease throughout the country. Maryum Ali encourages others to learn all about Parkinson’s and to seek treatment at the earliest signs.