Pope John Paul ii
About the Pope
Pope John Paul II is famous for being the pope from 1978 to 2005. He was born May 18 of 1920, and died on April 2 of 2005. His genetic disorder was Parkinson’s disease and he was diagnosed in 2001 at the age of 81.
Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson’s is often first detected by hand tremors, and confusion or memory loss. Later on, symptoms include difficulty walking, stiff or aching muscles, trouble sleeping, or weakness in the face and throat.
Treatment of Parkinson's Disease
There is no way to truly cure Parkinson’s disease, but there are numerous ways to ease the symptoms. Physical therapy and regular exercise can help ease muscular pain and stiffness. Medicines, the most common being Levodopa, is used to help with tremors and memory loss.