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Slowing his speech and moving slower this year. Could grandpa have Parkinson's or just old?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
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In brief: Slowing down

It could be both.
If you are concerned then take him to the doctor for an evaluation.

In brief: Slowing down

It could be both.
If you are concerned then take him to the doctor for an evaluation.
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
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In brief: Possible-see a Neuro

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.

In brief: Possible-see a Neuro

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.
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