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?
Although there is no cure for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, the treatment of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy involves easing the symptoms of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. In most of the cases, the doctor recommends medication and physical therapy to improve balance.
DID YOU KNOW?
Using a walker and avoiding climbing steps will reduce damages caused to patients suffering from this condition