Via cghub.comPD patients have a characteristic poker face. They have devoid facial expression and may appear to have a blank stare.
Via galleryhip.comAn associated condition to PD is REM Behaviour Disorder. This is a condition where the patients act out their dreams. The dreams are described to be very vivid and too real. This is one of the conditions that may appear before the motor problems manifest in PD. Other conditions that may be observed even before the motor symptoms appear include constipation, depression, and the inability to smell known as anosmia.
Via clashot.comMore commonly, Parkinson’s Disease is sporadic or randomly appearing condition. Only about 10% of patient with PD had inherited this disease.
Via medicalook.comAlthough there is still no treatment for Parkinson’s Disease, there are available medications to improve the symptoms and provide better function and quality of life. The main principle of these medicines is to replace Dopamine in the brain.
Via etsy.comApril is Parkinson’s Disease awareness month. The tulip is the universal symbol of Parkinson’s Disease as well as the silver ribbon. To celebrate and campaign for awareness, wear a silver ribbon or a tulip pin on your coat or shirt.