Parkinson Stages

Parkinson’s disease is a disorder of the brain that causes uncontrolled movements. It starts slowly and becomes more severe over time. The symptoms include slowness of movement, tremors, and difficulty with balance and coordination. In addition, people may have difficulty with memory and sleep. They may also feel fatigued or depressed. Patients with Parkinson’s disease… Continue reading Parkinson Stages

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What Is Parkinson Disease?

A doctor can diagnose Parkinson disease by looking at the person’s symptoms and his or her health history. In addition to neurological examination, a doctor may also order imaging tests to rule out other disorders or conditions. The symptoms of Parkinson disease are typically progressive. There are five stages of the disease, with each stage… Continue reading What Is Parkinson Disease?

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Parkinson Disease Dementia

If you or a loved one has Parkinson disease, you may be concerned that they are showing symptoms of dementia. This disease affects nerve cells and other parts of the brain, and it can impact mental functions, such as memory and ability to plan. In addition, a person with Parkinson disease dementia can become confused… Continue reading Parkinson Disease Dementia

Final Stages of Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological disorder. Symptoms include tremors, slow movements, unsteady posture, and stiffness. Parkinson’s disease can progress in five different stages, each of which has its own specific characteristics. In the early stages, symptoms are mild and do not interfere with daily activities. But as the disease progresses, symptoms become more severe… Continue reading Final Stages of Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Life Expectancy

Parkinson’s disease affects mental ability and mobility. Because of this, many people with the disorder wonder how long they can expect to live. The good news is that people with the disease can expect to live nearly as long as people without the condition. Luckily, there are new treatments that can prolong the lives of… Continue reading Parkinson’s Life Expectancy

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Latest Research Parkinson Disease

Researchers at the University of Utah Health have identified a molecule that slows down the production of the toxic protein alpha-synuclein. The discovery could eventually lead to new ways of treating Parkinson disease and slowing its progression. This breakthrough was made by a team of scientists led by Associate Professor of Neurology Daniel Scoles. They… Continue reading Latest Research Parkinson Disease

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End-Stage Parkinson’s Symptoms

There are a variety of end-stage Parkinson’s symptoms that occur in patients with this neurodegenerative disease. These symptoms can affect a patient’s movement, mood, and sleep. Depending on the severity of the disease, a patient may also experience problems with digestion and constipation. Low blood pressure may also be a symptom. Social workers can help… Continue reading End-Stage Parkinson’s Symptoms

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New Parkinson Disease Research

The Parkinson’s Center is a collaborative group of scientists with different backgrounds but one common goal: to help people living with this disease improve their quality of life. The researchers’ strong collaborative work style is key to the success of their research. One of Sortwell’s projects involves a new form of deep brain stimulation that… Continue reading New Parkinson Disease Research

Diagnosing Parkinson’s Disease In Women

Diagnosing Parkinson’s disease in women can be challenging. It takes women an average of 60 percent longer than men to be diagnosed, and women often need to consult with a movement disorders specialist. Depending on the stage of the disease, a women’s care team may include a physical therapist, occupational therapist, yoga teacher, personal trainer,… Continue reading Diagnosing Parkinson’s Disease In Women

Remedy Parkinson Disease

In the early stages of Parkinson’s disease, there’s no proven cure, but there are medications and other treatments available to help people manage the symptoms. Many of them aim to control the pain and slow down the progression of the disease, and some can even improve the patient’s quality of life. There are also many… Continue reading Remedy Parkinson Disease