These are the early symptoms of Parkinson’s disease


As we said before, the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease can differ per person. However, there is a list of symptoms that are often related to this disease. The most common symptoms are:

  • Shaking
  • Stiffness
  • Slow (and less) movement
  • Fatigue
  • Walking in a shuffling manner
  • Losing the ability to move an arm or leg (properly)
  • Balance problems
  • Speaking problems (soft and monotone)
  • Cramping up while writing
  • Blank facial expression

Other symptoms that are regularly connected with Parkinson’s disease:

  • Bladder and bowel problems
  • Constipation
  • Vertigo/dizziness and falling down
  • Eye problems
  • Painful limbs
  • Depression
  • Emotional instability
  • Memory problems
  • Sleeping problems
  • Low blood pressure
  • Cognitive degeneration
  • Hallucination
  • Dementia
  • Freezing while walking
  • Restless legs
  • Skin problems
  • Excessive perspiration
  • Communication and speech problems
  • Having trouble swallowing

Do you recognise multiple of these symptoms, especially ones like shaking, stiffness and having trouble moving? Then you should immediately make an appointment with your doctor or neurologist.

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