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Parkinson's Disease

Also called: Parkinson Disease, Parkinsons Disease

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Here is some information on the "freezing" effect that you may be seeing. Please get in touch with your mom's doctor and discuss this...
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The WebMD Parkinson's Disease Health Center is a great place to start. Here is information specifically on Parkinson's Disease Symptoms...
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A study from Denmark’s Center for Healthy Aging and the Danish Center for Sleep Medicine, among other places, explains how dreams may hold the clue...
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Bodily movements are regulated by a portion of the brain called the basal ganglia, whose cells require a proper balance of two substances called...
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Parkinson's disease is rarely inherited. The only autosomal dominant type PD known is associated with a gene named, "Parkin." This can be...
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There are several types of pain associated with PD. Hip or shoulder pain - particularly on the side most affected by PD - may be an early sign...
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... As for word finding difficulties, I look at PD as a condition that affects the RAM on a computer. The basal ganglia initiate motor and thinking...
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There are no IV [intravenous] PD formulations available in the United States, but IV lisuride and apomorphine are available in Europe. In...
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Dizziness is extremely common in PD, and is a result of the condition itself, PD medications, and other medications. What typically happens is a...
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Rapidly fluctuating blood pressure may be seen with advancing PD. The pressure may elevate when a patient is in an "off" state, and having...
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Leg weakness is not typically a first sign in PD. However, PD usually is associated with stiffness and slowness of the limbs, and this may feel like...
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PD is typically a 20 year illness, but can range from 10 - 40 years. There are 2 basic subcategories: Tremor dominant and Postural Instability/Gait...
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The tremor of PD may be suppressed or amplified in many settings, and while you may notice less tremor in one setting, someone else will report more...
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PD is a condition that disrupts normal nerve activity. Although we have not discovered the reasons for this, we have described the typical changes...
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We have recently published a paper on this topic. It may be found by going to PubMed, and searching: "DOMINION." )You may also type in...
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