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What Are The 5 Stages of Parkinson’s Disease?
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Gerald Morris Your Health

What Are The 5 Stages of Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive brain disorder that leads to tremors, stiffness, and difficulty with balance and coordination. Doctors often use a rating scale to evaluate how far the disease has progressed. Here is what you can expect in the five stages of Parkinson’s Disease!

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Señales Tempranas de la Enfermedad de Parkinson
By Katherine George Spanish

Señales Tempranas de la Enfermedad de Parkinson

Si bien los temblores, la lentitud de movimientos, y los problemas de habla, se encuentran entre los síntomas más comunes del Parkinson, estos  tienden a presentarse sólo una vez que la enfermedad ha progresado. A fin de detectar la enfermedad de Parkinson en las primeras etapas de su desarrollo, a continuación se presentan 12 señales a las que hay que prestar atención.

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Lifestyle Tips for People Living with Parkinson’s Disease
Medically Reviewed by Patty Weasler, RN Your Health

Lifestyle Tips for People Living with Parkinson’s Disease

While PD is characterized by tremors, as well as trouble with balance and even speech, there are ways to improve quality of life through lifestyle adjustments. From becoming more confident with mobility to enhancing your diet, here are some tips for those living with the disease. 

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12 Early Signs of Parkinson’s Disease
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Gerald Morris Your Health

12 Early Signs of Parkinson’s Disease

While symptoms such as tremors, slowed movement and speech problems are among the most common symptoms of Parkinson’s, they tend to present themselves only once the disease has progressed. To detect Parkinson’s disease in the early stages of development, the following are 12 signs to keep an eye out for.

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Ways to Cope with the Symptoms and Side Effects of Parkinson’s Disease
By Catherine Roberts Senior

Ways to Cope with the Symptoms and Side Effects of Parkinson’s Disease

It’s important that anyone who receives a Parkinson’s diagnosis takes a number of critical steps towards coping with their situation, beginning with education. This leads to actions that can have a significant impact on alleviating some of the most problematic symptoms associated with the disease.

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Video: Are Gut Microbes Responsible For Parkinson’s Disease?
By ActiveBeat Author Trending Health News

Video: Are Gut Microbes Responsible For Parkinson’s Disease?

Researchers from the California Institute of Technology are a little closer to pinning down the cause of Parkinson’s disease. The study, published in the journal Cell, reported a connection between the brain changes associated with Parkinson’s disease and physical changes in the digestive system (i.e., constipation, indigestion, bloating, and difficulty swallowing) and indigestion that often occur years prior to the […]

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Study Could Lead to Earlier Parkinson’s Treatment
By Emily Lockhart Health Studies in the News

Study Could Lead to Earlier Parkinson’s Treatment

Findings from a recent Newcastle University study could help diagnose Parkinson’s disease in early stages, which could lead to earlier treatment and better quality of life. The majority of people with the disease experience a series of motor-related (or movement-related) symptoms, which are considered the main symptoms of the Parkinson’s. However, the study found a […]

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