Parkinson has no cure, but there is treatment for the symptoms; Look

Parkinson has no cure, but there is treatment for the symptoms;Look

Parkinson has no cure, but there is treatment for the symptoms;Look

Tremors, stiffness, slow movement and difficulty walking are symptoms of Parkinson's disease.It is a chronic central nervous system disorder that manifests the first symptoms from the age of 50.Despite scientific advances, there is no cure, but there is treatment that is meant to improve symptoms.According to data from the World Health Organization (WHO), in Brazil about 200 thousand people suffer from the disease.There is also an estimate that the incidence of cases is 100 to 200 per 100,000 inhabitants.According to the Paraíba State Department of Health, currently in the state, 458 patients receive medication for treatment once a month by the Specialized Center for Dispensing Exceptional Medicines (Cedmex).Patients diagnosed with Parkinson's disease need special care.In Vila Vicentina Júlia Freire, Long-term Care Institute for the Elderly in João Pessoa, of the 66 elderly, two suffer from this disease.AwarenessIn 1998 the World Health Organization establi...


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