that is manifested by
aging and progressive certain structures that causes
chemical, dopamine in certain brain centers.
Rarely appears in people younger than 40 years, being somewhat more
rigidity, decreased mobility and tremor.
Despite the difficulties they produce their
, patients should try for themselves the activities of daily living.
The difficulties in the march showed that patients can cause falls, it will ensure that there are no obstacles in his path (wrinkled carpets, cables,
Those derived from the symptoms, especially falls.
It is an incurable
The treatment improved somewhat the quality of life for patients, although its loss of efficacy or side effects are major
Diagnosis and Treatment.
The diagnosis is made by the signs and symptoms.
similar to Parkinson's and are produced by drugs, poisoning by
, and so on. And deniminan Parkinsonian
It is therefore very important to rule out
patient who presents symptoms of Parkinson's
, which is not something secondary to medication you are taking.
We must emphasize that not all tremors are caused by Parkinson's, especially those who tremble to drink, write or take an object.
Even when Parkinson's
, there are currently various treatments that improve the quality and life expectancy.
causes Parkinson's) can not manage directly,
it can be precursors to give when they reach the brain are transformed into it, or similar substances with
similar effect to that of dopamine. Therefore, it is
possible to compensate for this shortcoming with
intake of these substances.
In these patients, regular monitoring should be done that will allow us to manage the best treatment in
case, and that while medicines are very effective, have many side effects and long term.
In fact, we should try to control with the least possible medication.
spectacular initial response
that gradually becomes less intense and more variable.
Does not exist.
In some patients, the occupational exposure to certain industrial pollutants.
In most cases, is unknown.
Signs and symptoms.
occurs at rest to be regular and rapid.
mainly affects the hands, so asymmetric (one more than the other)
ceases to carry out
voluntary movement disappears during sleep.
the characteristic "gild the pill", circular movements of the thumbs on the indices.
passive resistance to the mobilization (ie, by someone else) from
joint, which assigns portions.
causing the so - called "sign of the cog"; trying to stretch, for example, the elbow, and is reluctant, until he gave
little, returning to resist, and so on. until it opens at all.
Acinesia, or parquedad movements:
late and slow in the beginning of voluntary movements,
Automatic movements disappear as the rocking of the arms while walking.
- called "face mask" because it
little expressiveness and without pesta˝eo.
scarcity of gestures.
monotonous and slow
affects the script, which dwarfs and desestructura.
also produces difficulty and slowness in everyday activities (eating, grooming or dressing)
The march is typical, being
small steps, without Braceo and trouble with the turns. Walk "chasing", inclined forward.
As already mentioned, Parkinson's
is due to the shortage of
chemical, dopamine, in particular levels of the brain.
been associated with
factors, brain aging and environmental factors, such as
toxic substance used by drug induces
very similar clinical picture, it is not known why the