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Doctor insights on: Parkinsons End Stage Symptoms

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My grandfather has parkinsons. Are there any symptoms that i, as a 28 year old, might start to display already and can watch out for if gntcly prdspd?

My grandfather has parkinsons. Are there any symptoms that i, as a 28 year old, might start to display already and can watch out for if gntcly prdspd?

Parkinson at 28 rare: Parkinson's disease variants run in a few families, and cause disease in younger patients. Parkinson's also is associated with some genes that increase risk. However, it is almost unheard of at age 28, and your risk with a grandfather who has parkinson's is probably no more than that in the population. ...Read more

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What can be initial symptoms of Parkinson's disease?

What can be initial symptoms of Parkinson's disease?

Several Things: Before overt physical symptoms begin, one can experience pre-motor parkinson's issues: the most reliably reported 4 are chronic constipation, chronic depression, anosmia (part or complete loss of smell--which also effects taste appreciation) & rbd. Rbd stands for rem behavior disorder. Rem (dreaming stage sleep) can be accompanied by acting-out of dreams: talking, kicking, punching, running, etc. ...Read more

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What are the common symptoms of Parkinson's disease?

What are the common symptoms of Parkinson's disease?

Here's a Brief list: Physical symptoms can include tremor of limbs at rest>in posture or in action; slow movements & stiff (rigid) muscles causing quiet facial emotions, softer voice, bent forward head & neck posture, decreased arm swing, slow-shuffled walk, small/scratchy penmanship, etc. Non-physical symptoms can include cognitive decline, depression, anxiety, sleepiness, constipation, ed, low bp, acting-out dreams. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of young onset of Parkinson's disease?

What are symptoms of young onset of Parkinson's disease?

See below: Most often there is a unilateral resting tremor in hand, but occasionally there may be vague stiffness or gait imbalance. On occasion, one might see chronic constipation, or impaired swallowing which seems nonspecific, and unilateral foot dystonia, or cramping may occur very early. If there is a question or if runs in your family, see a neurologist. ...Read more

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I am worried I may have early onset Parkinson's symptoms?

I am worried I may have early onset Parkinson's symptoms?

Sound Familiar?: Before overt physical symptoms begin, one can experience pre-motor parkinson's issues: the most reliably reported 4 are chronic constipation, chronic depression, anosmia (part or complete loss of smell--which also effects taste appreciation) & rbd. Rbd stands for rem behavior disorder. Rem   (dreaming stage sleep) can be accompanied by acting-out of dreams: talking, kicking, punching, running, etc. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with Parkinson's disease?

What are the symptoms associated with Parkinson's disease?

Several..: Parkinson's is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system.The motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease result from the death of dopamine-generating cells in the substantia nigra. Early in the course of the disease, the symptoms are movement-related; these include shaking, rigidity, slowness of movement and difficulty with walking and gait. Later, cognitive issues: dementia and depression. ...Read more

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What are the milder, more subtle symptoms to Parkinson's disease?

What are the milder, more subtle symptoms to Parkinson's disease?

Many: Mild poverty of movements, falls, writing in small letters (micrographia) inability to change positions especially in bed, diminution of the sense of smell, constipation or urinary problems etc. ...Read more

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Please tell me what are some of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease?

Please tell me what are some of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease?

PD symptoms: Motor: stiffness, slowness, tremor, often on one side first. Gait can slow, balance can worsen.

Non-motor: constipation, smell changes, mood changes, blood pressure changes, acting out dreams, among others. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Parkinson's Disease? How do I know if I have it?

What are the symptoms of Parkinson's Disease? How do I know if I have it?

Talk to your doctor: Usually occurs in people over age 50. Tremor, rigidity, slowness of movement, and postural instability. Cognitive impairment also common. See your doctor for an exam. It would be uncommon in someone your age. ...Read more

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Are the symptoms of Parkinson's disease different in younger than older folks?

Are the symptoms of Parkinson's disease different in younger than older folks?

Yes, in some ways: Young patients are more likely to develop inconsistent symptom relief ("on" vs "off" states) & dyskinesia (writhing, twisting, jerking movements). This is because they live longer with pd & have a longer period over which their brain degenerates & makes mal-adaptive changes to compensate, causing these problems. They may also develop pd younger because they have a more severe form to begin with. ...Read more

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What to do if I have chelating compounds been used in treating Parkinson's symptoms successfully?

Repost: Sorry, your question isn't a coherent sentence. Please repost it so it is grammatical and intelligible. ...Read more

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Is constant yawning a symptom of Parkinson's disease?

Is constant yawning a symptom of Parkinson's disease?

No: No, though people with Parkinson's often have fatigue/ daytime sleepiness issues and disrupted sleep that might cause yawning. The tendency for many with patkinson's to let their mouth droop open could conceivably be confused with yawning as well. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms for Parkinson's disease in children?

What are the signs and symptoms for Parkinson's disease in children?

Not in kids: Parkinson's disease is a disease usually of the old though a few people develop it in middle age. ...Read more

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Can OCD behaviors be symptoms of Parkinson's disease?

Can OCD behaviors be symptoms of Parkinson's disease?

No: I am not aware of any direct connection between the two two relatively common conditions can coexist. ...Read more

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What are the typical symptoms of having parkinson disease?

What are the typical symptoms of having parkinson disease?

Dx of Parkinson's: Usually onset of sx's in late 50-60's in patients. They develope a resting pin- rolling tremor, masked facies, rigidity and slowing down of movements. They may also have postural instability and gait difficulties. Pls see an neurologist to be sure the condition is not "parkinsonism"related to medication, possible normopressure hydrocephalus or a stroke or brain mass. ...Read more

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I have WPW (wolff-parkinson-white) what're some symptoms?

I have WPW (wolff-parkinson-white) what're some symptoms?

You tell me --: Commonly palpitations, heart racing and heart pounding, and dizziness and fainting spells --. ...Read more

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Which symptoms differentiate Parkinson's disease from alzheimer's?

Which symptoms differentiate Parkinson's disease from alzheimer's?

Several: The parkinson's patient will have tremors, stiffness, and gait issues, not seen in alzheimer's. Parkinson's dementia pts may have a rem sleep disorder, florid hallucinations, fluctuating levels of communication, and memory loss which can be helped by cueing. Alzheimer's pts reverse sleep/waking, get worse during the day, cannot incorporate memory items, and lose ability to learn new tasks. ...Read more

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What symptoms precede the onset of alzheimer's or Parkinson's diseaase?

What symptoms precede the onset of alzheimer's or Parkinson's diseaase?

Different symptoms: Alzheimer's and parkinson's disease are quite different from each other. See these links for the 10 warning signs for each of these disorders.

Alzheimer's:
http://www. Alz. Org/alzheimers_disease_know_the_10_signs. Asp

parkinson's:
http://www. Parkinson. Org/parkinson-s-disease/pd-101/10-early-warning-signs-of-parkinson-s-disease. ...Read more

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Is hand shaking a symptom of menopause or what are more symptoms of parkinson s?

Is hand shaking a symptom of menopause or what are more symptoms of parkinson s?

Hand shaking: Shaking hands is not a typical symptom of menopause, but it is of parkinson's. Other symptoms of parkinson's are slow movements, shuffling gait, stiffness, and a "ratchety" kind of rigidity seen especially when when your elbow joints are extended from a flexed position. Sometimes there are falls backwards too. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Parkinson's disease?

What are the symptoms of Parkinson's disease?

Several key issues!!: Physical symptoms can include tremor of limbs at rest>in posture or in action; slow movements & stiff (rigid) muscles causing quiet facial emotions, softer voice, bent forward head & neck posture, decreased arm swing, slow-shuffled walk, small/scratchy penmanship, etc. Non-physical symptoms can include cognitive decline, depression, anxiety, sleepiness, constipation, ed, low bp, acting-out dreams. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Parkinson's disease?

What are the symptoms of Parkinson's disease?

Further Detail: Physical symptoms can include tremor of limbs at rest>in posture or in action; slow movements & stiff (rigid) muscles causing quiet facial emotions, softer voice, bent forward head & neck posture, decreased arm swing, slow-shuffled walk, small/scratchy penmanship, etc. Non-physical symptoms can include cognitive decline, depression, anxiety, sleepiness, constipation, ed, low bp, acting-out dreams. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Parkinson's disease?

What are the symptoms of Parkinson's disease?

Tremors: Initially, one may notice only a unilateral tremor when the hand is resting. Later there can be imbalance and stiffness using arms and legs, but pts can also experience cognitive changes, and problems with swallowing. The issues are progressive, but can be treated and often very well controlled. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of parkinsons?

What are the signs and symptoms of parkinsons?

See below: Typically a resting unilateral tremor of hand and arm, expressionless face, stiffness and/or muscular rigidity, short unsteady steps with gait instabiilty, slowing of activities, trouble with drooling and swallowing, blepharospasm, constipation, a specific type of dementia; progressive deterioration which can be treated but not cured. ...Read more

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Can Parkinson's disease symptoms be slowed down?

Yes: Parkinsons disease cannot be cured but can be helped by medication and other treatments. See this site for more info.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/parkinsons-disease/ds00295. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of Parkinson's disease?

What are the main symptoms of Parkinson's disease?

Here's a brief list: Physical symptoms can include tremor of limbs at rest>in posture or in action; slow movements & stiff (rigid) muscles causing quiet facial emotions, softer voice, bent forward head & neck posture, decreased arm swing, slow-shuffled walk, small/scratchy penmanship, etc. Non-physical symptoms can include cognitive decline, depression, anxiety, sleepiness, constipation, ed, low bp, acting-out dreams. ...Read more

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Does Parkinson's disease usually cause many symptoms?

Does Parkinson's disease usually cause many symptoms?

But, Rx Available!!!: Dopamine meds are mainstay of treatment. Modern therapy recommends longer lasting, milder potency meds first: Azilect (mao-b selective inhibitor) & Dopamine agonists (requip xl/mirapex er/neupro). After they've been maximized & stronger meds are needed to adequately manage symptoms, then sinemet +/- Comtan (stalevo (carbidopa and levodopa and entacapone) is both together) are begun. Tailor rx with side effects in mind for each person. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of the onset of Parkinson's disease?

What are symptoms of the onset of Parkinson's disease?

Tremor, Poor Control: Tremor or poor control of movement are typical presenting signs. Loss of smell can also be a sign of pd. ...Read more

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What is Parkinson's disease and what are the symptoms?

Loss of dopamine: Gradual loss of Dopamine cells in the brain and specifically an area called substantial nigra leads to a group of clinical symptoms and signs: tremor at rest, slow movements, rigid muscles, gait shuffling, lack of facial expression, small handwriting etc. ...Read more

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Can you get Parkinson's disease symptoms at a young age?

Can you get Parkinson's disease symptoms at a young age?

MAY BE MEDS INDUCED: U have to know the difference bw parkinsonism and parkinson disease, one is genetic and occurs due to depleted Dopamine in substantia nigra, where we make dopamine, and the other could be due to meds especially due to meds causing it especially antipsychotics
may need a neuro consult, if positive for family history. ...Read more