Parkinson’s Disease: Signs and Symptoms

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive brain disease that causes a reduction of dopamine. When dopamine levels are lowered, it results in problems with movement.

Did you know that there’s a boxing therapy available for young-onset Parkinson’s patients?

But what are the most concerning warning signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease? In this video shared by khanacademymedicine, watch an animated explanation of what Parkinson’s disease is, its main signs and symptoms, and which movements are affected most.

Get inspired by Gregory Chandler, a Parkinson’s patient that doesn’t let the disease get the best of him.

Parkinson’s News Today is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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Marta graduated from Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto with a degree in Communication Sciences and a Masters degree in New Communication Technologies. She has experience in social media, worked with several media channels, and has also worked as a freelance photographer and a graphic artist for almost 10 years.

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