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Symptoms and causes of Parkinson’s disease

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Parkinson's disease is a progressive nervous system disorder. It can affect movement of the patient. Symptoms start gradually and then they progress. The initial symptom may be a barely noticeable tremor in just one hand. Another common cause maybe stiffness or slowing of movement.

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During the early stages of this disease the face may show little or no expression. Your speech may become soft or slurred. Your arms men are swing when you walk. The symptoms and the disease may gradually worsen as the condition progresses over time.

Even though the disease cannot be cured, different types of medicines can significantly improve the symptoms. Sometimes surgery may be necessary to regulate different reasons of your brain and also to improve your symptoms.

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Let's find out what are the symptoms that you can see in a patient.

Symptoms

The signs and symptoms of Parkinson's disease may be different for different people. Early signs can be mild and the patient may not notice it. Symptoms generally begin on one side of the body and generally remain worse on that side. It may ultimately affect both sides.

Some of the common signs and symptoms of Parkinson's disease-

Tremor

A tremor or shaking generally begins in Olympic, often in the hand fingers. Because of the tremor, the patient may rub the thumb and forefinger is back and forth, which is known as a pill rolling tremor. The hand may tremor when it's at rest.

Slowed movement or bradykinesia

Over time, this disease may slow your movement. That can make simple tasks difficult and time-consuming for you. When you walk, the steps may become shorter. You may also drag your feet as you try to walk. You may find it difficult to get out of the chair.

Present muscles

You may experience muscle stiffness in any part of the body. Such muscles can be painful. Because of the stiffness, range of motion may become limited.

Impaired posture and balance

Because of Parkinson's disease, the posture may become stooped. Some people also have balance problems cause of this disease.

Writing changes

Because of the different changes in your body, you may find it difficult to write and also your writing may appear small.

Loss of automatic movements

Because of Parkinson's disease, you may experience a decreased ability to perform unconscious movements. Blinking, smiling or swinging your arms while walking may become difficult for you.

Speech changes

Because of this problem, you may start speaking softly, quickly, slur or hesitate before talking. Because of difficulty while speaking, your speech may come more of a monotone.

If you see any of the symptoms, it is better to talk to a doctor immediately.

Risk factors

There are several risk factors associated with Parkinson's disease and they include-

Age

Young adults rarely experience Parkinson's disease. It generally starts in middle or late life. The risk of this disease increases with age. People generally develop the disease around age 60 or older.

Heredity

If your family or close relatives have someone with Parkinson's disease, the risk factor will increase in your case. However, your risks are small if you do not have many relatives in the family with this problem.

Sex

Men are more likely to suffer from Parkinson's disease than are women.

References

1. <a href=”https://278a5j32qspqep0y02vhl8yavn.hop.clickbank.net/?tid=BIKI” rel=”nofollow” target=”_top”>The Parkinson’s Disease Protocol</a><br>

2. <a href=”https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/parkinsons-disease” rel=”nofollow” target=”_top”>Parkinson’s Disease</a><br>

3. <a href=”https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4517533/” rel=”nofollow” target=”_top”>Parkinson's Disease and Its Management</a>