Parkinson's disease is one of the most common neurodegenerative disorders in the US
Parkinson’s is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that affects mainly the central nervous system of the body and the patient’s motor system. One of the most common and recognized symptoms of the disease is tremors and uncontrolled movements.
Patients with Parkinson's disease also suffer from muscle rigidity and slow movement Over time, as the disease progresses, patients struggle with walking and thinking, and they may also develop behavioral issues. In the final stages of the disease, it’s very common for patients to develop dementia and suffer from those side-effects as well. Many of patients with Parkinson’s face a higher risk of mental health issues, including depression and anxiety.