A 44-year-old member asked:
how does parkinson disease affect the body?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Robert Hutchman answered
23 years experience Neurology
Many possibilities: Physical symptoms: resting tremor, slow movements, rigidity (stiffness) of muscles & posture. Causing slow walking, masked face, decreased blink rate, softer/mumbled speech, poor hand agility, small handwriting, potential falls & injury. Non-physical symptoms: cognitive decline, hallucinations/delusions, anxiety/depression, insomnia, sleepiness/fatigue, constipation, low bp, erectile dysfunction.
Answered on Jul 21, 2019
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