Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease causes

Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system. This disease afflicts people all over the world and is not confined to any certain race however it is more prevalent in Caucasians. It is usually found in the elderly. There are approximately four million people who have this disease globally. In the United […]

Parkinson’s disease prognosis

When dopamine in the brain gradually deteriorates it triggers the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. The symptoms start to show up when the brain suffers a loss of 8% dopaminergic neurons. There has been no treatment or cure discovered so far to stop the advancement of Parkinson’s disease. However, symptoms of PD such as tremors, depression, […]

Parkinson’s disease treatment

When eighties television star Michael J. Fox announced he had Parkinson’s Disease, the television watching community was in shock. His hit show, Spin City, was still a raging success and Fox, an experienced actor, showed no symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease. It is easy to understand the shock of the viewers. After all, the vision in […]

Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease is a serious and fatal degenerative disorder that affects the central nervous system. As a result it affects the body movements, speech and other functions. There is no evidence that Parkinson’s disease is related to the genetic makeup of an individual. The disease was first described by James Parkinson and was later named […]