The first symptoms of Parkinson

The first symptoms of Parkinson

Written by: Dr. Eduardo Tolosa
Published: | Updated: 20/08/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Parkinson's disease takes a long time to present its most common symptom, tremor. But years before this patient may show some signs appear, initial symptoms. Detect early can help prevent or delay the onset of tremor.

Dr. Eduardo Tolosa, an expert in Parkinson "src =" / files / Image / large / 553e20e5-DAEC-41b8-80c4-2e8c0a81047f.jpg "/> </p><h2> <strong>Parkinson, first symptoms</strong> </h2><p> The Royal Academy of Medicine of Asturias Dr. Eduardo Tolosa invited to lecture in the city of Oviedo. The presentation of Professor Tolosa was on the first symptoms of Parkinson's disease. It made clear that Parkinson takes many years to "show up". The prodrome characterized mainly by loss of smell, intense nightmares and nocturnal agitation and constipation and appear many years or even decades before the onset of tremor. </p><p> </p><h2> <strong>Delay or prevent the tremor</strong> </h2><p> These initial symptoms do not occur however in all subjects. The most recent studies aim to identify cases where there are aggregates of a protein called synuclein in tissues outside the brain (eg in the intestinal tract) in the preclinical phase, to try in these cases prevent or delay the onset of tremor and other classic motor symptoms. </p>                            
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By Dr. Eduardo Tolosa
Neurology

Dr Tolosa is considered to be a global expert on Parkinson's disease and movement disorders, as well as a renowned researcher and expert on advances in this field. He recently received the prestigious Movements Disorders Research Award from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) for his research on Parkinson's and his understanding, treatment and prevention of movement disorders.

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