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What is Parkinson's Disease?

Parkinson's disease (PD) belongs to a group of conditions called motor system disorders, which are the result of the loss of dopamine-producing brain cells. The four primary symptoms of PD are tremor, or trembling in hands,arms, legs, jaw, and face; rigidity, or stiffness of the limbs and trunk; bradykinesia, or slowness of movement; and postural instability, or impaired balance and coordination.

As these symptoms become more pronounced, patients may have difficulty walking, talking, or completing other simple tasks. PD usually affects people over the ageof 50. Early symptoms of PD are subtle and occur gradually. In some people the disease progresses more quickly than in others.
As the disease progresses, the shaking, or tremor, which affects the majorityof PD patients may begin to interfere with daily activities. Other symptoms may include depression and other emotional changes; difficulty in swallowing, chewing, and speaking; urinary problems or constipation; skin problems; and sleep disruptions. There are currently no blood or laboratory tests that have been proven to help in diagnosing sporadic PD. Therefore the diagnosis is based on medical history and a neurological examination. The disease can be difficult to diagnose accurately. Doctors may sometimes request brain scans or laboratory tests in order to rule out other diseases.
(05:58) Sat, 12 Jan 13
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A friend is taking care of a PD patient. She was a teacher and shes been suffering the disease for 12 yrs now. When i met her she was still able to talk and express herself but now her brain cells are affected and she cant speak out except she can shout aaaa. She is still ok but paralyzed on both feet. Her motor skills were affected coz of PD.
(20:53) Tue, 19 Dec 17
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All the facts stated here about Parkinsons disease is true.
(20:45) Tue, 19 Dec 17
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Quote: saahir: Thanks for sharing an important physical disorder symptoms at the begining of old age.

Its not about old age, every one can suffer of PD.
(17:56) Tue, 19 Dec 17
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Yes Lelsi, its true!!!
(08:17) Sun, 24 Sep 17
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What I've observed as a nurse is that mostly (not necessarily ) highly intelligent people suffer from Parkinson disease. This is not a rule of course , just my observation. Most of the patients (suffering from Parkinson ) I've taken care of where either scientist , or doctors or highly educated people. I guess it was just coincidence tho.
(20:28) Thu, 21 Sep 17
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Tnx for the info ..
(19:11) Sat, 4 Apr 15
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Nice one
(18:36) Sat, 4 Apr 15
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Nice Topic and Thanks for Sharing
(17:27) Mon, 25 Nov 13
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Quote: princess_Suni: i knew quite a few pe0ple with ths diease.watchn em suffer is just a life changing experience

human life sometimes it is horrible
(16:21) Thu, 21 Nov 13
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topic r good . Date
(15:35) Sat, 12 Jan 13
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Parkinson is a worst disease i know few people who are suffering with this disease
(15:26) Sat, 12 Jan 13
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(15:23) Sat, 12 Jan 13
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Thanks for sharing an important physical disorder symptoms at the begining of old age.
(15:23) Sat, 12 Jan 13
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(15:23) Sat, 12 Jan 13
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(09:53) Sat, 12 Jan 13