Parkinson Disease
‘’OUR NATURE IS IN MOTION. THE
ABSOLUTE REST IS DEATH’’.
(BLAISE PASCAL)



MARIA PAULA VERA
NATALIA ROD...
What is Parkinson disease?
 Parkinson's is a chronic disease that causes
  mental and physical disorders.
 Is a degenera...
Who has Parkinson disease?
 1 in 100 people older than 65 years suffers
  from Parkinson's.
 Usually begins after age 50...
What are the signs and
  symptoms of Parkinson
  disease?
 Difficulty in movement.
 Anomalies in the position
 Tremor
...
What are the signs and
symptoms of Parkinson
disease?
 Disorders of speech
 Involuntary jerking
 Depression
 Sleep dis...
How can I prevent or inhibit
Parkinson disease?
 Drink between four and six cups of coffee
 vitamin B6 (like meat, liver...
How is Parkinson disease
 treated?

 There is no treatment that will stop or correct
  the neuronal degeneration which is...
How is Parkinson disease
treated?
  Anticholinergics: Taking into count that this
   have secondary effects.
  Levodopa:...
Levodopa
                   Bromocriptine
Anticholinergics


                                              Antadine

Seleg...
What can we learn from
Parkinson disease
 Parkinson is a very serious disease that is
  increasing every day .
 Actually...
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  1. 1. Parkinson Disease ‘’OUR NATURE IS IN MOTION. THE ABSOLUTE REST IS DEATH’’. (BLAISE PASCAL) MARIA PAULA VERA NATALIA RODRIGUEZ
  2. 2. What is Parkinson disease?  Parkinson's is a chronic disease that causes mental and physical disorders.  Is a degenerative disease of the brain in the central nervous system that often impairs motor skills, speech, and other functions  It was describes by a doctor called James Parkinson in 1817.
  3. 3. Who has Parkinson disease?  1 in 100 people older than 65 years suffers from Parkinson's.  Usually begins after age 50. Although more cases are detected between 70 and 80 years of age.  Parkinson's disease is an irreversible neurodegenerative disorder that affects 55% in males and 45% in females.
  4. 4. What are the signs and symptoms of Parkinson disease?  Difficulty in movement.  Anomalies in the position  Tremor  Walk in a inappropriate way  Rigidity  Constipation, Depression and Lack of Saliva  Slowness of movement
  5. 5. What are the signs and symptoms of Parkinson disease?  Disorders of speech  Involuntary jerking  Depression  Sleep disorders  Skin problems  Sexual problems
  6. 6. How can I prevent or inhibit Parkinson disease?  Drink between four and six cups of coffee  vitamin B6 (like meat, liver, fish, yolk of egg etc)  Vitamin E  Make Exercise
  7. 7. How is Parkinson disease treated?  There is no treatment that will stop or correct the neuronal degeneration which is the pathogenic basis of Parkinson's disease. But there are methods used to provide considerable relief like this:
  8. 8. How is Parkinson disease treated?  Anticholinergics: Taking into count that this have secondary effects.  Levodopa: Taking into count that this have secondary effects.  Bromocriptine: significantly attenuates the effects of levopa.  Selegiline
  9. 9. Levodopa Bromocriptine Anticholinergics Antadine Selegiline
  10. 10. What can we learn from Parkinson disease  Parkinson is a very serious disease that is increasing every day .  Actually the Parkinson has no cure, but we can calm this disease with pills that have secondary effects.  Taking vitamin E reduce the number of possibilities of get Parkinson disease.  If you had Parkinson disease treat to continue with your daily activities, because most of the time people don’t continue with them because they think they can’t, but they have to effort them selves.
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