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What is Parkinson disease? All That You Need to Know

About


A condition of movement and brain disorder which affects the nervous system in turn affecting the movement.

Affects 1-2 per thousand population at any time. Known to affect 1% of the population above 60 years of age. [1]



- Requires medical diagnosis and treatment
- Laboratory tests and medical examinations are needed
- Chronic: may not be cured completely
- Prevalent among men than women

A brain disorder which leads to stiffness, shakiness, difficulty to walk or balance and coordinate. Obstructs daily routine and life. Those affected will also have mental and behavioral changes. Sleep problems and depression may also result as a result of this condition.

Ages affected Mostly develops in those who are aged above 60.


Symptoms


Self-diagnosable:
Often no specific tests are included to diagnose the condition. The doctor may recommend lab tests and medical tests to understand conditions which are causing the situation.

People may experience:
Tremor trembling and shivering of hands, arms, head, and jaws
Stiffness stiffness in trunks and limbs
Slowness slow movement
Impairment impairment, and imbalance in coordination


Treatment


Self-care: No cure is specific to clear out the conditions of the disease. Any symptoms above mentioned if notices should be reported to the doctor immediately.

Medications: Depending on the condition, doctors may recommend medications which increase the level of dopamine in the brain and which can control nonmotor symptoms.

Specialists: If the symptoms are observed, consult a healthcare professional immediately. We at mfine are here to provide you with the complete health treatment program.

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