Parkinsons Disease : More information on symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

Published: June, 2006

BOSTON — Many people think that tremors and slow, rigid movements are the only symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD). However, although these are the most noticeable ones, they're not always the most distressing. In one survey, 88% of PD patients reported troubling non-movement symptoms. If not recognized as part of PD and treated accordingly, these symptoms can have a severe impact on a person's life, says Harvard Women's Health Watch.

The newsletter urges people with PD to talk to their neurologists if they experience any of the following:

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