What is Parkinson’s Disease?
Shaking or tremors beginning in one limb or the hands or fingers. Even when the hand is at rest tremors can occur.Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system of the human beings that affect the movement of the affected individuals. The signs and symptoms of the disease begin with a little tremor in one hand and slowly it catches pace finally causing stiffness and eventually slowing down of movement. Most importantly, in the early stages of the disease, it might not show up any signs or symptoms but worsens once the condition progresses over time with difficulty movement and speech.
Top Symptoms for Identification
The signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease may vary from person to person with the early symptoms usually going unnoticed. The symptoms generally start off one side of the body which tends to remain worst on that side even after both sides are affected. The symptoms and signs that indicate the occurrence of Parkinson’s disease are as follows.
Causes of Parkinson’s Disease
It is very important to know the causes of this progressive disorder which might play a significant role in the procedure of treatment. In this disorder, the nerve cells or the neurons in the brain disintegrates gradually losing out its structure and function. Some of the important causes of Parkinson’s disease are listed below.
Treatment We Have on Offer
At Dr.Vanchilingam hospital, we very well understand that there is no specific cure of the Parkinson’s disease but we offer all the treatments that help the patients to deal with the signs and symptoms of the disease. Our team of expert doctors are efficient enough to take care of the affected patients at its best. We prescribe certain medications based on the condition of the patients so that they are able to cope up with the situation. In certain severe cases, our doctors might suggest surgery which might help the patients significantly. We also help the patients with physical therapy, exercising which might be helpful in improving the conditions of the patients at a good pace.
Authored By Dr Somesh Vanchilingam - Neuro Specialist, Thanjavur
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