Parkinson’s disease treatments
Parkinson’s disease currently has no cure, although medication and surgery can help ease symptoms. Learn about the possible treatment options here.
Parkinson’s disease is a disorder of the nervous system. It results from damage to the nerve cells in the brain that is vital for the smooth control of muscles and movement.
Living with Parkinson’s disease
Most people with Parkinson’s disease continue to live rich and rewarding lives but some adaptations and changes might be needed with time.
Parkinson’s disease diagnosis
Parkinson’s disease is hard to diagnose and some symptoms are associated with other conditions. Learn how health professionals diagnose the disorder.
Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome is a possible cause of tachychardia (occasional or frequent episodes of very fast heartbeats). Learn more here.
Lewy body disease
Lewy body disease is a common form of dementia. It is similar to Alzheimer's disease, and causes a progressive decline in mental abilities.
Essential tremor affects the nerves and causes uncontrollable shaking, or tremor. Find out more about essential tremor.
Dopamine is a chemical released in the brain that makes you feel good. Find out here why the right amount of dopamine is important both for your body and your brain.
Erectile dysfunction, or impotence, means not being able to get or keep an erection that is sufficient for sexual intercourse. Many men have impotence at some time in their lives. It can come and go.
Gastroparesis is a condition in which the muscles around your stomach don’t work properly. Although gastroparesis cannot be cured, the symptoms can be relieved.