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Suggest treatment for Parkinson disease

Hi, I am here to consult regarding Parkinson disease..my father is suffering from it.....his age is 62 years, height is 5'4 inches and weight is currently 64 kgs...right now his whole body is shaking...he has shown in Kolkata and the doctors say it is due to overdose of medicine...previously his movement was slower..but right now due to overdose of medicine his body is shaking continiously...he is having problem in sitting at a fixed position...can you suggest what to be done....

Fri, 20 Jun 2014
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Hello,
Welcome to HCM,

Parkinson is a disease which causes certain brain cells to die. These are the cells that helps to control movement and coordination. Parkinson disease most often develops after age 50. It is one of the most common nervous system problems in adult.

In Parkinson disease, the brains cells that make dopamine to die slowly . Without dopamine the cells that control movement can’t send messages to the muscles.ts.

There is no cure for Parkinson disease. However treatment can help to control your symptoms.

Medicines like Levodopa is the most commonly prescribed and most effective drug for controlling the symptoms of Parkinson disease.

Dopamine agonists like Requip, Mirapex, and Neupro can be taken after consulting your doctor. Anticholinergics are used to restore the balance between the two brain chemicals dopamine and acetylcholine.

COMT Inhibitors like Tasmar and Comtan helps to retain dopamine which is used more effectively to reduce the symptoms of Parkinson disease.
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Suggest treatment for Parkinson disease

Hello, Welcome to HCM, Parkinson is a disease which causes certain brain cells to die. These are the cells that helps to control movement and coordination. Parkinson disease most often develops after age 50. It is one of the most common nervous system problems in adult. In Parkinson disease, the brains cells that make dopamine to die slowly . Without dopamine the cells that control movement can’t send messages to the muscles.ts. There is no cure for Parkinson disease. However treatment can help to control your symptoms. Medicines like Levodopa is the most commonly prescribed and most effective drug for controlling the symptoms of Parkinson disease. Dopamine agonists like Requip, Mirapex, and Neupro can be taken after consulting your doctor. Anticholinergics are used to restore the balance between the two brain chemicals dopamine and acetylcholine. COMT Inhibitors like Tasmar and Comtan helps to retain dopamine which is used more effectively to reduce the symptoms of Parkinson disease. Thank you