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Frustrating isn't it? That
feeling of little control is just a bit of what
Parkinson's Disease feels like. That's why patients
need a lot of support.
Parkinson's Disease is a degenerative disease
of the central nervous system. Brain Cells that
control movement, postures and balance begin to
die slowly. The reasons for this disease are now
being established. The disease is usually not
Infrequent blinking. No facial expressions.
Slowness and tremors in movement.Shaky posture.Shuffling
gait. Rigidity of limbs. Periods of "freezing"
in place when trying to walk.Speech becomes monotonous.
Dementia and depression occurs in 50% of cases.
Physiotherapy, High-fibre diet. Stay
active. Take slow, careful walks when you are
at your stongest. Avoid caffeine alcohol, and
daytime naps. You will be more likely to get a
good nights sleep. Standing up straight and moving
your feet about 8 in. apart improves balance.Drugs
are now available that can slow down the progress
of the disease when it is diagnosed early. Consult