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Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorders

Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorders - Symptoms

​Symptoms of Parkinson disease

The major symptoms of Parkinson disease include:

  • Shaking of arms or legs when at rest
  • Stiffness of arms, legs or body
  • Slowness of movement and walking
  • Stability problems when walking or standing

Other common signs include a expressionless face (Masked facies), softer voice, smaller handwriting, drooling of saliva, difficulty swallowing, and walking difficulties. There is no simple laboratory tests to diagnose Parkinson disease and doctor make the diagnosis based on a set of symptoms or signs.

Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorders - How to prevent?

Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorders - Causes and Risk Factors

Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorders - Diagnosis

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Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorders - Post-surgery care

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