Parkinson's disease - a common neurological disorders in which there is a disorder of motor function.
The disease develops slowly.
It is based on irreversible changes in the substantia nigra of the brain. Violation of dopamine leads to a failure in the transmission of signals between neurons.
Man loses coordination.
Causes of Parkinson's disease
The main causes of Parkinson's disease are stillWe have not been studied. Modern medicine puts forward many theories. According to unconfirmed reports in Parkinson's disease can cause free radicals, the negative impact on the substantia nigra cells, and toxins, atherosclerosis, gene mutations.
At the same time all doctors agree thatParkinson's disease can be inherited. If someone from the next of kin had symptoms of Parkinson's disease, the risk of disease is increased by several times.
Symptoms of Parkinson's disease
The initial signs of serious illnesspathology may be absent. As the connection between neurons is disrupted, the patient feels a general lack of energy, mincing gait becomes, nasal speech.
Mood swings and depressive moodbecoming more and more pronounced emotional facial expressions is depleted, muscle tension increases. Tremor usually occurs at one extremity and gradually moves both hands and feet.
Stoop, excessive sweating, severe sleep disturbances, impaired memory, attention and ability to preserve sound reasoning - all this characterizes Parkinson's disease.
Diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease
The neurologist prescribed to patients electromyography and electroencephalography. According to survey data results can make an accurate diagnosis.
Parkinson's Disease Treatment
In Parkinson's disease with medication,which contribute to normalizing dopamine production and anticholinergics. Even if the systemic treatment of poor prognosis. In the last stage of the disease, patients lose the ability to perform simple household manipulation and can not serve themselves.