8 Sure Shot Symptoms of Parkinson’s DiseasePosted on March 5, 2014 by ElderCare Resources in Blog, Caregiver Education, Education, Mobility / Wheelchair, Parkinson’s Disease
Parkinson’s disease is a neurological disease that is degenerative in nature. The degenerative disease causes decline in quality and grows with time.
The neurological disease never goes away and only gets worse with time. Also known as paralysis agitans which is latin for shaking palsy, the disease is named after English physician James Parkinson.
Parkinson’s disease affects the brain neurons hindering the brain’s ability to generate body movements. Some people who display certain symptoms of Parkinson’s disease are said to have Parkinsonism, but not every person with parkinsonism is suffering from Parkinson’s disease.
The symptoms are often hard to pinpoint in the initial stages of Parkinson’s. Have a look at some of early signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
1. Pain in shoulders
2. Stooped posture
3. Trouble in swinging one arm while walking
4. Voice softness
5. Internal trembling
6. Resting tremors
7. Difficulty in changing facial expressions
8. Limping of leg