How Parkinson’s Disease Affects the BodyPosted 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