10 Ways Parkinson’s Disease Affects Your Body
All your activities right from waking up in the morning, brushing your teeth, preparing your coffee, having breakfast, reading the newspaper, taking shower involves movement. We generally do not think much about these processes. But these processes become noticeable when something goes wrong with the brain cells, which control these movements; leading to the movement disorder. Parkinson’s disease is one of the examples of these movement disorders. It is very common all across the globe. Therefore, having proper information about it is extremely important.
So, let’s see how Parkinson’s disease may affect your movements. You may experience the following symptoms:
Tremors are normally seen after exertion, a lot of exercises, injury or due to stress. But, a Parkinson’s patient may experience tremors even while resting. Tremors are an early sign in Parkinson’s disease. You may also experience decreased range of movements and joint pains.
- Difficulty in Walking or Moving:
You may feel stiffness in the extremities, rigid muscles and slow movements, which do not go away in case of Parkinson’s disease. You may feel as if your body is stuck up. It is observed that initially, you may experience stiffness in shoulders and hip.
- Handwriting Becomes Smaller and Crowded:
Smaller sized handwriting is called Micrographia and is one of the signs of Parkinson’s disease. You may notice that your handwriting has become smaller and more crowded than before.
- Dizziness or Fainting:
Yes, you read it correctly. Dizziness and trouble balancing can be associated with Parkinson’s disease.
- Gastric Issues:
Parkinson’s disease may lead to gastric symptoms such as difficult digestion, constipation, and even urinary problems.
- Stooping or Hunching Over:
If you are stooping, leaning or slouching while standing, this may be due to Parkinson’s disease.
- Masked Face:
Many of the Parkinson’s disease patients have a masked or serious face even if you are not in a bad mood. This is also called Facial Masking. It is one of the signs of Parkinson’s disease.
- Soft Voice and Loss of Smell:
Your family members may notice that your voice is getting low and hoarse than previously or you may experience loss of smell and also difficulty in swallowing. Do consult a doctor for diagnosis in such cases. You may consult one of our doctors for free!
- Trouble Sleeping:
Do you toss and turn in bed even when you are very sleepy? Your partner may notice that you have sudden movements during sleep, which may lead to trouble in falling asleep.
- Symptoms Related to the Mind:
These are very important symptoms while treating Parkinson’s disease. The symptoms include changes in personality, low confidence, behavioral problems, impairment of cognitive memory, fatigue and also hallucinations in some cases.
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Dr Ritu Sandhu, B.H.M.S., Homeopath, and NASH member graduated From Chandigarh Homeopathic Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, INDIA is a licensed Homeopathy practitioner since the last seventeen years. She writes on health-related topics to share her cumulative experience. Her mission is to uphold the time-honored values of compassion and humanity when caring for patients.