Bryandt and Stephanie
What is Parkinson's Disease?
Parkinson's disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects your movement. It develops gradually, sometimes starting with a barely noticeable tremor in just one hand. But while a tremor may be the most well-known sign of Parkinson's disease, the disorder also commonly causes stiffness or slowing of movement.
What happens to the body?
The body will start losing body functions as in blinking, internal shaking (which usually starts in the limb area of the body).
What part of the body does it generally affect?
This disease affects...
loss of automatic movements
speech and writing changes
age (60 or older)
What happens to cause the disease?
Nerve cells in the brain break away or dies off
How is the disorder treated?
Is it more common in a certain genre?
Males are most likely to develop this disease than females.