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Frequently Asked Questions About Parkinson’s Disease Management And Treatment

Parkinson’s Disease is a neurodegenerative disorder which does not have a cure yet. But, there are many treatment options including medication, therapy and Deep Brain Stimulation to reduce the symptoms of the disease. But, people often find it difficult to find the right treatment option for themselves as Parkinson’s...

Types of Medications for Parkinson’s Disease Treatment

Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder in which your brain stops producing chemicals which control motor movements. There is no cure for the disease till now but it can treated using various methods including medication, therapies and Deep Brain Stimulation. Most of the patients who get diagnosed with...

Benefits Of Deep Brain Stimulation Treatment For Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease is a neurodegenerative disorder which lasts life-long. No cure for the disease has been found yet, but it can be treated effectively to slow down the progression of symptoms. Parkinson’s Disease patients start off with best medication therapy based on their own condition. As the disease progresses,...

What Deep Brain Stimulation Can and Can’t Do

Parkinson’s Disease presents itself in each patient in a unique way. That is why the treatment method for every person is different. Most of the Parkinson’s Disease patients begin with oral medication to treat the symptoms. But with progression of the disease, the effectiveness of dosage decreases. As a...

Things To Do After Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is a surgical procedure for treatment of Parkinson’s Disease. Electrodes are implanted into the brain, which are connected through wires to a pacemaker like device placed under the skin of your chest. Just likes in any other surgery, your body will need time to heal...

How To Prepare For Deep Brain Stimulation Treatment?

Parkinson’s Disease hits every person differently. There is no definite cause for Parkinson’s Disease due to which a cure is yet not available. But, it can be treated using multiple methods. With the right treatment, a patient can get back to the normal life again. Usually, Parkinson’s Disease patients use...

Methods To Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease is an unpredictable brain disorder. Even after extensive research to find out the causes and cure for the disease, there is no success till now except for treating the symptoms. Due to this, the diagnosis of the disease is also quite difficult and not largely definite. Movement...

What are the methods to treat Parkinson’s disease?

1. MEDICATIONS Medications help in managing problems with walking, movement and tremor. The medications increase or substitute for the lack of chemical required for motor movements by replacing it with a specific signaling chemical in the patient’s brain. The medications provided by the doctors are: (a) General medication – The most effective Parkinson's...

Deep Brain Stimulation Treatment Cost

Parkinson’s is a progressive disorder caused by the degeneration of a small part of the brain called Substantia nigra. There is no cure of the disease till now but it can be treated for symptomatic improvements using multiple methods like medication, therapy, and other surgical procedures.   But with increasing severity...

Dance as a Therapy For Individuals With PARKINSON’S DISEASE

Parkinson’s disease is an extremely progressive disorder that is often accompanied by impaired balance, walking and reduced quality of life. The studies have already shown that exercise is a very vital part of healthy living for everyone. For people with Parkinson’s disease, exercise is more than healthy. It is...

What is Deep Brain Stimulation and how does it...

Deep Brain Stimulation or DBS as it is commonly called is a surgical treatment for people with certain types of Parkinson’s. It greatly helps in significantly improving the movement ability.   Deep brain stimulation (DBS) helps control movement symptoms of Parkinson’s – tremor (shaking), slowed movement (bradykinesia), and stiffness (rigidity). When medications...

Parkinson’s Treatment Option

When Mrs. Pankaj Chauhan, a 43 year old home maker from Pataudi, started developing tremors and stiffness, her family was afraid for her safety. Slowly, all her contribution to the household day-to-day activities had to stop.

Parkinson’s Disease Treatment Options

While there is no cure for Parkinson’s disease as yet, there are several treatment options for Parkinson's patients that one can consider depending on the life cycle stage of the disease. Before commencing any treatment, it is best advised to consult a specialist of Parkinson’s disease and undertake the...

Exercises For Parkinson’s Patients

A good regular exercise routine can go a long way in helping one deal with Parkinson’s disease. Since Parkinson’s largely impairs the movement or motor functions of the body, exercising can be an effective way to counter the effects. Parkinson’s exercises may increase your muscle strength, flexibility and balance....

Find What Treatments Are Possible

While there is no cure for Parkinson’s disease as yet, there are several treatment options that one can consider depending on the life cycle stage of the disease. Before commencing any treatment, it is best advised to consult a specialist of Parkinson’s disease and undertake the treatment under his...