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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?
The diagnosis for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy is quite difficult and the Neurologist will have to use differential diagnoses to conclude the exact nature of the disease and start the treatment. Another reason for the difficulty is due to the slow and progressive development of the symptoms.
HOW IS PROGRESSIVE SUPRANUCLEAR PALSY TREATED?
Although there is no cure for this disease, symptoms can be treated with the following medications:
1. Parkinson’s disease medications
2. Botulinum toxin type A (Botox)
3. Eyeglasses with bifocal or prism lenses
4. Speech and swallowing evaluations
5. Physical therapy and occupational therapy
DID YOU KNOW?
Using a walker and avoiding climbing steps will reduce damages caused to patients suffering from this condition