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The first symptoms of Parkinson

Written by: Dr. Eduardo Tolosa
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

Dr. Tolosa is a prestigious specialist in Neurology. It is a worldwide eminence in Parkinson's disease and movement disorders, as well as being a renowned researcher and knowledgeable about advances in the specialty, a task for which he has received different awards and prizes, such as the "Movements Disorders Research Award" , granted by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), for his research career in the pre-mountaineering phase of Parkinson, as well as his knowledge, treatment and prevention of movement disorders.

Throughout his career he has worked in renowned hospitals and centers in Barcelona, being director of the Parkinson and Disorders Unit of the Barcelona Clinic Hospital movement, as well as head of the Neurology service of the same hospital. For years he visited the Center Mèdic Gama and currently holds his own private practice.

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