How Parkinson’s Disease Affects the Body

How Parkinson’s Disease Affects the Body

Posted on June 15, 2014 by ElderCare Phoenix in Blog, Education, Parkinson’s Disease, Senior Living

Parkinson’s Disease is a chronic and progressive movement disorder that starts in a patient brain.

This video shows animation of the beginning stages of Parkinson’s in the brain cells and the lack of production of dopamine.

A common first symptom of Parkinson’s is a resting tremor – of the hands, arms, legs or even jaw.

Other common symptoms are stiff joints or losing coordination.

These are all symptoms that call for further diagnosis from a physician.

How Parkinson’s Disease Affects the Body Video