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Parkinsonism: Symptoms, treatment, and diagnosis

Parkinsonism: Symptoms, treatment, and diagnosis

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Parkinsonism is a disease that occurs when a person has symptoms and brain dysfunction commonly associated with Parkinson’s disease but also has other symptoms.

A person with Parkinsonism will usually have another disorder c...

A person with Parkinsonism usually starts developing symptoms at anywhere from 50 to 80 years.

  • difficulty showing facial expressions
  • muscle stiffness
  • slowed, affected movements
  • speech c...

  • dementia.
  • issues with the autonomic nervous system, such as problems with controlled movements or spasms.
  • early problems in maintaining balance.
  • rapid onset and progression of symptoms.

  1. Can be caused by Parkinson’s disease
  2. Other-
  • Corticobasal degeneration :Causes dementia & affected movements,on one side. No controlled muscle movement
  • Dementia with Lewy bodies :Causes poor alertness,visual hallucinations

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