Concussion in Parkinson’s Disease Patients

A concussion usually occurs after severe head trauma and this may be a possibility in the end stages of Parkinson’s disease when patients are more prone to falls. Depending on the extent of the head trauma, a concussion may vary in its presentation and is often ignored after an injury,…

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Deciding on treatment for Parkinson’s

Understanding Parkinson’s disease Early disease The biggest question once a correct diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease has been made is when to start treatment and the medication used for that treatment. Treatments can vary greatly depending on the age, condition of the patient and understanding of the disease and its treatment…

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Care for the Parkinson’s care giver

Understanding Parkinson’s disease Parkinson’s disease is a terrible progressive illness which not only affects the person who has developed it but also puts a strain on those around them who care for them day in and day out. Not only do they have to see their loved ones going from…

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What is Parkinson’s Disease, Symptoms and Common Terms

Parkinson’s disease is a debilitating progressive illness which affects a person’s movement. Various parts of the body can be affected and symptoms such as stiffness in the muscles, difficulty when starting to move, slowness of movement and tremor in the hands at rest are part of the presentation. The disease…

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