These Warning Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore

To fully understand why Parkinson’s disease affects several important body functions, we must first look at its root causes. hanithework – stock.adobe.com

OUR HEALTH ADVICE – Tremors, contrary to a tenacious idea, are not the only symptom of this disease. More discreet warning signs can appear years before.


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The first image that comes to mind when talking about Parkinson’s disease is that of a shaking pair of hands. In the collective imagination, tremors even embody the only manifestation of this pathology. However, not only is it possible to suffer from it without ever having tremors (a little less than a third of cases), but the disease can also be expressed through a host of other symptoms. Some even appear months or even years before the motor problems (slow, reduced and jerky movements, muscle stiffness, tremor at rest, etc.) emerge. Not very specific and fairly discreet, these warning signs are however often ignored or lead to a delay in diagnosis. What are they ? Answer with two specialists.

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