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How does parkinson disease affect the body?

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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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