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Symptoms in Parkinson’s disease

Posted Aug 26 2010 5:13am
Symptoms in Parkinson’s disease

MOTOR SYMPTOMS
Bradykinesia (slowness of movement)
Rigidity (stiffness of movement)
Tremor (involuntary shaking of the hands, feet, arms, legs, jaw, or tongue, usually more prominent at rest)
Postural Instability (tendency to fall without explanation, usually when pivoting)
NON-MOTOR SYMPTOMS
Mood (depression, anxiety, irritability)
Cognitive changes (attention, visuo-spatial problems, memory problems, personality changes, psychosis/hallucinations)
Orthostatic hypotension (lightheaded and low blood pressure upon standing)
Constipation and early satiety (a feeling of fullness after eating small amounts)
Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), especially of hands and feet
Seborrhea dermatitis (dry skin) dandruff
Urinary urgency, frequency and incontinence
Loss of sense of smell (Anosmia)
Sleep disorders
Insomnia, Excessive Daytime Sleepiness (EDS), Rapid Eye Movement Behavioral Disorder (RBD) or active dreaming, dream enactment, involuntary movements and vocalizations during sleep, Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)/Periodic Leg Movements Disorder (PLMD)
Sensory (pain, tightness, tingling, burning)
MIXED MOTOR AND NON-MOTOR SYMPTOMS
Drooling due to slowed swallowing (Sialorrhea)
Speech and swallowing problem
MOTOR SYMPTOMS
Bradykinesia (slowness of movement)
Rigidity (stiffness of movement)
Tremor (involuntary shaking of the hands, feet, arms, legs, jaw, or tongue, usually more prominent at rest)
Postural Instability (tendency to fall without explanation, usually when pivoting)
NON-MOTOR SYMPTOMS
Mood (depression, anxiety, irritability)
Cognitive changes (attention, visuo-spatial problems, memory problems, personality changes, psychosis/hallucinations)
Orthostatic hypotension (lightheaded and low blood pressure upon standing)
Constipation and early satiety (a feeling of fullness after eating small amounts)
Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), especially of hands and feet
Seborrhea dermatitis (dry skin) dandruff
Urinary urgency, frequency and incontinence
Loss of sense of smell (Anosmia)
Sleep disorders
Insomnia, Excessive Daytime Sleepiness (EDS), Rapid Eye Movement Behavioral Disorder (RBD) or active dreaming, dream enactment, involuntary movements and vocalizations during sleep, Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)/Periodic Leg Movements Disorder (PLMD)
Sensory (pain, tightness, tingling, burning)
MIXED MOTOR AND NON-MOTOR SYMPTOMS
Drooling due to slowed swallowing (Sialorrhea)
Speech and swallowing problem
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