By: Abby Rains

What is Parkinson's

Parkinson's is a disease of the nervous system that occurs when certain nerve cells in the brain stop functioning properly affecting the muscular system.

What are the symptoms of Parkinson's

The major symptoms are severe shaking and disabilities involving movement. The more common symptoms are dizziness and bad balance.

Treatment for Parkinson's

There is no standard treatment for Parkinson's. It really depends on the symptoms.

Health effects from Parkinson's

You can have major weight loss and you can have difficult swallowing. You can have speech impairment and loss of balance

How is Parkinson's contracted

Parkinson's disease is a inherited disease, so that means you get it from family members.