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PROGRESSIVE SUPRANUCLEAR PALSY
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy is a rare disease and is caused due to the deterioration of certain brain cells. The condition is referred to as a neurodegenerative one where the affected person will not be able to walk, find stiffness in the limbs and the tendency to fall. But the conditions begin to worsen in stages and symptoms like forgetfulness and changes in the individual’s personality also show up. Sometimes the condition is confused with Parkinson’s disease.
HOW IS PROGRESSIVE SUPRANUCLEAR PALSY DIAGNOSED?
Although Progressive Supranuclear Palsy can be difficult to diagnose but a Neurologist/General Physician diagnoses Progressive Supranuclear Palsy by performing MRI, position emission tomography scan to check for its signs.
HOW IS PROGRESSIVE SUPRANUCLEAR PALSY TREATED?
The treatment for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, once identified is through a range of oral medication. Antidepressants are prescribed, along with drugs, to induce sleep.
DID YOU KNOW?
Though the symptoms of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy are similar to Parkinson’s, it is much less common and is referred to as the Steele-Richardson-Olszewski syndrome.