What’s Shaking With Parkinson’s?

Shaking is like lightening before thunder because neurological dysfunction is common.

There are five primary motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease: tremor, rigidity, brady­kinesia (slow movement), postural instability (balance problems), and walking/gait problems. The most obvious symptom of Parkinson’s disease is tremors—notably the hands, but also other parts of the body. For this reason, it is often assumed to be a musculo­skeletal disorder. Even if physicians prescribe on anti-convulsive medication with a mild sedative, there are more symptoms to address down the road.

There are more great things to say about this and other subjects. Login or sign up for A Bit More Healthy news­letter subscrip­tion. In addition to receiving a monthly summary via email, you will immediately be able to read entire text of articles like this with references.

Troubleshooting: You must be a logged in subscriber for full access. The subscribe button allows you to do both. If recently logged in, manually refresh page for more content.


Were we helpful today?

Comments are approved before publishing.