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A Deeper Look into the Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease

Changes in mood

In addition to the various non-motor symptoms mentionee, another significant symptom of Parkinson's that also falls under this category include severe changes in patient’s moods.  This can include noticeable fluctuations in an individual’s mood, of which include depression, irritability, and anxiety.  The various types of behavioral changes are said to affect roughly 40 percent of the entire Parkinson's disease population.  While these symptoms are some of the more common non-motor symptoms that Parkinson’s patients may encounter, others can also exist.  These additional non-motor symptoms can include the loss of smell, vision problems, as well as hypertension (which consists of abnormally high blood pressure).