Search Results for: bradykinesia

Bradykinesia

Parkinson’s disease is a neurological disorder in which nerve cells progressively die, resulting in the loss of dopamine, a chemical messenger that relays information between nerve cells, and from the ... Read more

Micrographia

Micrographia, or small handwriting, is a common sign of Parkinson’s disease. Over 65 percent of patients exhibit micrographia. Patients often notice the difference in their handwriting themselves and a neurologist can ... Read more

Real-Time Quaking-Induced Conversion (RT-QuIC)

Real-time quaking-induced conversion (RT-QuIC), also called protein misfolding cyclic amplification (PMCA), is a diagnostic method that can help in the early detection of Parkinson’s disease by identifying the formation ... Read more

Dopamine Agonists

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that primarily affects dopamine-producing nerve cells in the brain. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter, or cell-signaling molecule, that relays information between nerve cells and between ... Read more