Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement. It has no cure, but some treatments can help reduce its symptoms.

Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease include:

- tremors in hands, fingers, face, or lips

- slowness of movement

- stiffness in the body or walking difficulties

- voice changes or problems swallowing

There are two main types of medication used to treat parkinsons’ disease. These medications are levodopa and dopamine agonists which can help with motor control and different aspects of Parkinson’s medication.

The recovery time differs for recovery time for each person, but it’s recommended to discuss recovery times with your doctor before beginning treatment so you know what to expect going in.



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