October 15, 2012

Parkinson's Disease DiagnosisParkinson’s disease is one of the most common types of disorders of central nervous system, and according to the most recent estimations, it affects about 6 million people around the globe. This is a degenerative disorder of idiopathic nature, or one of the diseases that has no known causes. Parkinson’s disease symptoms on the earliest stages of it include difficulty with walking, postural instability, shaking, slowness of movements, rigidity, voice disorders, and so on. On the further stages, Parkinson’s disease symptoms include cognitive disturbances and all other signs of dementia-like brain disorders, as well as such symptoms as hallucinations, chronic insomnia, urinary incontinence, excessive sweating, double or blurred vision, and others.  Parkinson’s disease is diagnosed mainly in the elderly people aged 55+. Read the rest of this entry »