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What is Parkinson's disease ?

what do you know about parkinson s disease
Asked On : Wed, 16 Feb 2011
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Neurologist 's  Response
Dear Anonymous
Parkinson's Disease is a neuro-degenerative disease that affects the locomotion of a person and makes the patient slow, stiff and is also associated with tremors at rest and loss of balance. There is a no definitive known etiology but varied causative factors have been implicated including both genetic and environmental. There is recent interest in the non motor symptoms heralding the motor symptoms and leading to increased morbidity of the disease. This is in nutshell the Parkinson's disease.
Answered: Sun, 16 Sep 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Bhavani's  Response
welcome to healthcaremagic, parkinsonism is a chronic disorder in which there is reduced dopamine secretion in the brain which causes movement disorder. In parkinsonism the persons activities become slow and they start having tremors , rigidity in the body. there are drugs to treat the disease but it is a progressive disease.
Answered: Thu, 17 Feb 2011
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