Parkinson's disease is a progressive disorder that affects the neurological system. The symptoms of this disease may start off randomly or even be evident for years like rigidness in the muscles, slower movement, cognitive issues, memory loss, poor muscle coordination, changes in speech and also a drastic change in the writing pattern.
HOW IS PARKINSON'S DISEASE DIAGNOSED?
A General Physician/Neurologist diagnoses Parkinson’s Disease by conducting a physical and neurological exam and often the doctor conducts CT scan and MRI to rule out other conditions.
HOW IS PARKINSON'S DISEASE TREATED?
The treatment of Parkinson’s Disease includes speech therapy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy. Also, medication will be required to help control the various physical and mental health symptoms associated with the disease.
DID YOU KNOW?
Though this disease can be controlled, there is actually no evident cure for it and Parkinson’s eventually leads to death.