Parkinsons Disease

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A chronic and progressive movement disorder that initially causes tremor in one hand, stiffness or slowing of movement.
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Urgent medical attention is usually recommended by healthcare providers
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May be dangerous or life threatening
How common is condition?
Common (More than 200,000 cases per year in US)
Is condition treatable?
Treatments can help manage condition, no known cure
Does diagnosis require lab test or imaging?
Often requires lab test or imaging
Time taken for recovery
Can last several years or be lifelong
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Common for ages 60 and older
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More common in males
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Family history may increase likelihood
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    • Bradykinesi. This is a gradual loss of spontaneous movement. In general, movements simply become slower.
    • Exhaustion. With early onset of Parkinsons, the patient feels tired all the time without having exhausted himself.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What are the early signs of Parkinsons Disease?

    • Tremors. Although they usually begin in the hands, they start in other patients in the jaw or in the feet. ...
    • Bradykinesi. This is a gradual loss of spontaneous movement. In general, movements simply become slower. ...
    • Exhaustion. With early onset of Parkinsons, the patient feels tired all the time without having exhausted himself.

    What is the best treatment for Parkinsons Disease?

    There are ways to help control the symptoms of Parkinson's Disease, such as medicines that use dopamine– a way to treat symptoms of shock by improving blood flow. There's also new data suggesting what you eat can play a role in helping control Parkinson's.

    How to diagnose Parkinsons Disease?

    • Opening and closing your fist
    • Tapping your fingers, toes, and heels
    • Holding your arms out in front of you
    • Moving your finger from one point to another
    • Rotating your wrists or ankles
    • Standing from a chair
    • Walking freely
    • Maintaining balance despite a gentle bump or pull
    • Doing a series of rapid movements

    What are the first signs of Parkinson disease?

    These include:

    • Loss of smell
    • Constipation
    • Sleep disorders – specifically rapid eye movement behavior sleep disorder (RBD)
    • Depression

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