parkinson's disease

Overview of Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is the degenerative disorder that affects the nervous system and its functions causing a severe health problem. You may face mild symptoms at the initial stage however, as the condition gets worse the symptoms get aggravated causing severe health problems such as shaking, tremors, anxiety, restriction in movement, and difficulty in walking or standing for a longer time. You may develop Parkinson’s disease if you had a head injury or you remain exposed to pesticides or toxic for a longer time in your life. As if now, there is no cure or treatment available for the disease however, medication suppresses the symptoms. Cells in the substantia nigra stop making dopamine, a brain chemical that helps nerve cells communicate. As these cells stop making cells and the brain doesn’t receive the messages when to move and how to react when necessary. Several medications are available in the market for the treatment PD such as levodopa, dopamine agonists, anticholinergics, amantadine, and COMT inhibitors.

Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease symptoms may vary from individuals as early signs are mild and go unnoticed. We have specified the general symptoms of it underneath:

  • Tremor – An involuntary movement or shaking of limbs especially hand or fingers and you may rub them frequently to control the movement however, tremors can be observed when the body is at rest
  • Facial Expression – You may observe loss of facial expressions in talking or reacting towards a situation in the routine
  • Speech – You will speak softly, quickly, hesitate before speaking and in some cases, they may observe monotone even they don’t have any usual infection
  • Body movement – Individuals have reported stiffness in hands and feel restricted in movement while walking. You may face involuntary restriction in blinking eyes, hand movement, and leg movement which will hamper daily routine of the individual
  • Writing – Few people have observed the change in writing skills and difficulty in drawing a straight line due to the involuntary shaking of hands and body movement
  • Body Posture – Imbalanced body posture or difficulty in standing for a while. In some severe conditions of the Parkinson’s disease, you may feel fainting or unconscious feeling which can be dangerous

Causes of Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease is the severe condition of brain cells damaged or dead due to several factors or causes that can be observed as the primary reason for Parkinson’s Disease.  We have  specified the common causes of it underneath:

  • Genetics – Few studies suggest the vital evidence of getting infected by the disease if have a family medical or genetic history of Parkinson’s Disease. Due to the mutation of specific genes in the body
  • Environmental – Exposure to specific toxic and environmental conditions can trigger the Parkinson’s Disease however, it is being observed in the very rare case

Note: The exact reason for it is unknown and researchers are conducting studies frequently to identify the cause of getting PD.

Risk Factors of Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease risk factors can be differentiated by many factors and we have specified the common risk factors underneath:

  • Age – Senior citizens, especially above 60-year-old people, are prone to get infected by the disease however, in very rare cases young individuals have reported the symptoms of PD
  • Sex – Men are likely to get infected than the woman as studies suggest
  • Hereditary – If you are related to PD infected person then you are likely to get PD in the later stage of life but it is not confirmed or can be considered as the only reason for PD

Other Complications of Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease has other complications too followed by the primary complication of PD. We have specified the common complications underneath:

  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Digestion Problem
  • Bladder Problem
  • Constipation
  • Insomnia
  • Blood Pressure (Hyper)
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of Eyesight
  • Anxiety

**Above complications may vary from the individuals and it is recommended to consult a specialist for the advice.

Remedies to prevent Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease symptoms can be suppressed by doing some simple home remedies without any reported side effects. We have specified some of the best remedies underneath:

  • Green Tea – It has shown tremendous results in protecting the dopamine neurons in the brain and revives the damaged cells to suppress the symptoms of PD to some extent. You can drink green tea twice a day for best results however, it is recommended to consult a specialist for the advice
  • Bacopa – You can improve the circulation in the brain and protect the cells from getting damaged naturally due to the nutritional composition in Bacopa as reported by the researchers
  • Cowhage – A key ingredient in medicines used for the treatment of PD however, it can be used as a raw product for the treatment but it should be used under specialist supervision
  • Turmeric – It may diminish the production of proteins which cause the damage to cells and stimulate the protecting layers of the cells to avoid any damage
  • Food – Junk food, packed food, stale food, and food prepared from the chemicals should be avoided to reduce the symptoms of PD
  • Walk – Highly recommended treatment for PD is doing walk regularly to improve the body posture and balance. It also helps in stimulating the circulation in the brain
  • Pollution – Avoid direct exposure to pollution, tobacco smoke or toxins as it stimulates the symptoms of PD and causing severe health problems

Disclaimer: Nothing in this article is to be construed as medical advice, nor it is intended to replace the recommendations of a medical professional. For specific questions, please consult a specialist for the advice.

 

Parkinson’s Disease | Symptoms | Causes | Complications | Remedies
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  1. Maureen Stewart

    I was diagnosed 2 years ago at age 63. Symptoms were tremor in right leg, loss of handwriting ability, and soft voice. I also have difficulty rising from a seated position and have balance issues. I started out taking only Azilect, then Mirapex, and 6 months ago Sinemet. Several months ago I started falling frequently, hence the reason for Sinemet. I tried every shots available but nothing worked. In June 2018, my neurologist and I decided to go with natural treatment and was introduced to Natural Herbal Gardens natural organic Parkinson’s Herbal formula, i had a total decline of symptoms with this treatment, the Tremor, falling frequently, stiffness, body weakness, balance issues, depression and others has subsided. This treatment is a breakthrough for all suffering from Parkinson’s, don’t give up Hope. Keep Sharing the Awareness, herbs are truly gift from God.

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    September 17, 2018 at 2:43 pm Reply
  2. megan fox

    I was diagnosed of Parkinsons disease when i was 51. I had hand tremors, restless sleep, muscle weakness, cognitive decline, voice spasm, stiff achy right arm and ankle, I felt like giving up the ghost but no, i don’t wanna give up on the fight so i have to keep on with the battle till i succeed…With the progressive parkinson’s disease symptoms on me , everything was worsened, with my neurologist guidance i started on natural alternative PARKINSONS DISEASE treatment from MADIDA HERBAL CENTER. you’re not gonna believe it that it works out so well that their herbal PD formula reversed my parkinson’s disease, right now i feel better and don’t long feel any pain nor PD symptoms anymore.

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    October 21, 2018 at 9:45 pm Reply
  3. megan fox

    I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease nearly 4 years ago, at 51. I had a stooped posture, tremors, muscle, sleeplessness, slow movement, stiffless. I was placed on 7 months of sinemet and then Rotigotine and Sifro was introduced which replaced the Sinemet but I had to stop due to side effects. This natural herbal treatment totally reversed my Parkinsons disease.

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    October 28, 2018 at 8:55 pm Reply

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