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How common is parkinsons

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
See below: About 1.5 million cases of parkinson's disease in us and 3 times as many men as women have it. Although can occur in 40's and 50's, more often is see ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
31 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Motor manifestations: Tremor involving extremities at first, often progressing to trunk and head, reduced facial expression, shuffling gait, difficulties initiating behavio ... Read More
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Dr. Allison Greco
8 years experience in General Practice
Slowing: Parkinson's disease is identified by a resting tremor, shuffling gate, rigid extremities, slow movements, and an flat affect (emotionless expression). ... Read More
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
One of the most : Common chronic neurological conditions.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience in Neurology
See below: Tremor especially at rest, rigidity and poverty of movements.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lali Sekhon
31 years experience in Neurosurgery
Tremor: Patient's with pd often have a pill rolling tremor, rigidity and bradykinesia.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Ferreee
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Unfortunately, people with Parkinson's often go from ambulatory and verile to bed-bound and senile in the end stages. Many medications can delay this ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Farbman
25 years experience in Neurology
Exercise & medicine: Parkinson disease is caused by a loss of dopamine-producing cells in the brain. When one loses enough of these, the symptoms begin. The treatment in ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
57 years experience in General Surgery
No,: If it is the typical WPW and on the correct medication I do not see ventricular fibrillation in your future. However, talk to your cardiologist which ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
A Fib: Don't jump to conclusions and worry yourself. "0.5% of people under 40 years of age suffer from AF" per https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/P ... Read More

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