As a person gets older he/she experiences different kinds of body problems, examples are eye sight problems, hearing problems, and even body movement problems. Do you know that the slow movement of the body or simply being stiff is a sign of a disease that commonly strikes old people, the disease called Parkinson’s disease.
A Parkinson’s Disease, just like other diseases that strikes old people, is also a progressive disease that worsen as time passes by. As said earlier this disease is a progressive disease that affects the persons’ physical movement. This is because the disease attacks the neurons that are found in persons’ brain, these neurons are nerve cells that have the capability of sending information from a part of the body to the brain, it can be compared to as the electric wire that connects a television from an electric socket in order for it to attain power.
There are many symptoms of a person having Parkinson’s disease that an old person can experience, symptoms that worsen as time progresses. With all of the possible symptoms of having a Parkinson’s disease, there are four most common symptoms that the one affected has a large chance of experiencing; inevitable tremor of hand, arms and other body parts, slow movement of the body, stiffness of some parts of the body especially the limbs and lastly in ability for the body to coordinate its movement. Up to now there is still no cure for the Parkinson’s disease however there are certain medications that can help lessen the effect of its symptoms.
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