Parkinson's Disease

Cameron Bennett

What is Parkinson's disease

parkinson's is when the brain cant make enough dopamine

What System does Parkinson's Effect

Parkinson's effects the area of the brain that produces dopamine called the Substantia Nigra.
How Parkinson's Disease Affects the Body -- The Doctors

How does this Disease Arise?

Parkinson's disease often starts with people over the age of 50.

Diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease.

the doctors takes your blood and urine and test it for parkinson's disease or they scan your brain to see if you have parkinson's.

Signs and Symptons of Parkinson's

  • hands shake,
  • you can't stand straight,
  • difficulty swallowing,
  • speech difficulty,
  • hallucinations,
  • slow blinking,
  • memory loss,
  • depression,
  • difficulty walking,
  • loss of smell,
  • flat voice stuttering,
  • after a long time with this disease it will become fatal.

Treatment for Parkinson's

Parkinson's does not have treatment. You can only take medication to help slow down the disease.

Prognosis for Parkinson's

This disease has no cure/treatment the only way to live longer is to take medication to slow down the inevitable.

Work Cited

"Parkinson's Disease (PD)." Parkinson's Diesease (PD) : Statistics. Web. 06 Apr. 2016.

"Parkinson's Disease." - Mayo Clinic. Web. 06 Apr. 2016.

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