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      Martin Health For You: Five Facts To Know



      About Parkinson’s Disease



      By Shira McMahan, D.O.                               3. Symptoms begin gradually. Often, Parkinson’s   medical history and a neurological exam to identify it. A
        Nearly a million people in                       symptoms start on one side of the body and then later   dopamine transporter (DAT) scan can determine if levels
      the United States are living                       affect both sides. Symptoms include:              of dopamine in the brain are low or normal. Low levels
      with Parkinson’s disease                             • Tremor of the legs, hands, arms, jaw and face.  are consistent with a Parkinsonian disorder.
      – a disorder that affects                            • Stiffness of the arms, legs and trunk.          5.  While there’s no cure, treatment can help.
      movement and gets worse                              • Slowed movements.                             It’s common to take a variety of medicines to manage
      over time. Here are five key                         • Poor balance and coordination.                symptoms, including ones that increase levels of
      facts to know about this all-                        As symptoms get worse, Parkinson’s may make     dopamine in the brain. Surgical options such as deep
      too-common illness.                                it difficult to walk, talk or accomplish simple tasks.   brain stimulation (DBS) can also help in severe cases.
        1. Parkinson’s is a brain                        People with the disease may also experience depression,   With DBS, doctors implant electrodes in the brain, which
      disorder. It occurs  when                          sleep problems, constipation, and trouble chewing or   stimulate the parts of the brain that control movement.
      nerve cells in the brain that                      swallowing. Some people also have problems with     Finding the right neurologist to help manage a brain
      produce a chemical called                          memory.                                           disorder is crucial in the management of the illness. To
      dopamine either don’t work properly or die. As a result,     4. There is no lab test for Parkinson’s. That means   learn more, or to find a neurologist near you, visit www.
      the cells make less dopamine, which helps coordinate   it can be difficult to diagnose. Doctors use a person’s   martinhealth.org/neurology.
      movement. That decrease in dopamine hinders the ability
      to control movement. Scientists still don’t know what
      causes these cells to stop working or die.
        2. One risk factor is age. Parkinson’s usually develops                                                  $59
      at about age 60. But up to 10 percent of those with it   Introductory Massage
      have early-onset Parkinson’s, which begins before age
      50 and is often inherited. Parkinson’s also affects about
      50 percent more men than women.


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       By Adam S. Gumson, Esq.                                    654 West Indiantown
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                                                                                               Brian Schneider, 12 year MLB Veteran
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