The Knowledge gateway to Understand Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement. It is estimated that 10 million people have Parkinson’s disease worldwide, affecting all races and cultures. In India there are an estimated 1 Million people who suffer from Parkinson’s.

Although it typically develops after the age of 65, about 15% of people with the condition develop “young-onset” Parkinson’s disease before reaching age 50. There is currently no cure for Parkinson’s disease, although there are several treatments that can halt, slow down or enable one to live a healthy active lifestyle.

Parkinson’s disease is caused by the degeneration of a small part of the brain called the substantia nigra. As brain cells in the substantia nigra die, the brain becomes deprived of the chemical dopamine. Dopamine is the messaging chemical that gives instructions to various body parts.

One will be able to find all necessary information related to the disease, causes, symptoms and treatment options

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What Causes Parkinson's Disease?

Parkinson Disease is caused by nerve cell in the part of brain? Which is responsible for producing a chemical called dopamine!

What are the 5 Stages of Parkinson's Disease?

There are 5 Stages of Parkinson

Stage 1. In first stage patient feel a little symptoms of Parkinsons.

Stage 2. In Second Stage symptoms start going worse.

Stage 3. In third stage patient feel slowness of the movement.

Stage 4. In stage 4 it will require assistant to walk.

Stage 5. Stage 5 is the advance stage of Parkinson Disease, in this stage patient feel stiffness in the legs.

Can Parkinson Disease be Cured?

Parkinson Disease can not be cured completely but it’s symptoms can be controlled by Deep Brain Stimulation.