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    Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

The symptoms can be mainly observed in movements, cognitive and neurobehavioral functions of the person. Though the effects of the disease may vary person to person, the most common symptoms are…

  • Tremors in Resting Arm or Leg
  • Stiff or Rigid Muscles
  • Slow Movements
  • Posture and Balance Issues
  • Swallowing and Difficulty in Speaking
  • Troubled Sleep

How PD is Diagnosed    

There is no specific test to diagnose Parkinson’s Disease. The Physician may identify the visible symptoms if the condition is advanced. For the patient is initial stages, tests such as blood test, MRI or CT Scan and Positron Emission Tomography. The visible symptoms and medical history of the patient help the doctor to conclude the diagnosis. Once the diseases is diagnosed, the physician may refer to Neurologist for further treatment.