Parkinson is a chronic, progressive neuro degenerative disorder to control nervous system that they affect both voluntary and involuntary movements of body. In Parkinson’s disease, rate of progressive of onset is gradual and slow.
Some Parkinson’s patients experience disturbance in daily function, roles and depression. Even barely notice tremor in one hand on their early stage.
Main clinical characteristic feature of Parkinson’s disease like Rigidity, Brady kinesis ie. Tremor, and Postural Instability
As disease coarsen, person have trouble in talking, sleeping disturbance, and memory loss. Since this above mentioned symptoms vary person to person.
Above 50% men than women get Parkinson’s disease. Most commonly seen in person’s 60 years of age and older. Average age of onset is 65 age years with majority of cases occur between 50 and 70 years.
10 percent of cases occur below the age of 40 years may be inherited.
Parkinson’s disease caused due to certain nerve cells in brain called substantia nigra become diminished and die. Usually these cells produce chemical called Dopamine a neurotransmitter that helps the cells of the brain to transmit signals between areas in brain. When these dopamine level decreases, it causes the abnormal brain activity leads to motor dysfunction.
It is not necessary that everyone needs to have all symptoms mentioned above. It differs person to person.
Condition of person’s severity can be assess using 5 stages of Parkinson’s disease.
Symptoms usually mild and do not interfere with day-to-day activities. Even changes of misinterpret as sign of aging. Also movement symptoms affect one-side of body.
Symptoms at this stage become worse and making ability activities more difficult. Still able to look after themselves.
This is mid-stage where of everything become severe. However, the person still independent
Loss of balance, slowness of movement are more common. Daily activities such as eating, bathing, and dressing becomes much more challenging task.
At this stage, person’s need dependency for every activities due to limitation in motor and non-motor movements.
Symptoms at this stage become so severe that even standing on own may be impossible. Person require wheelchair or some way in bedridden condition. Person visibly show symptoms like delusion, weight loss, sleep disturbance.
To diagnose Parkinson’s disease is based on medical history and family history of neurologic disorder as well current symptoms present in each person. Apart from this, some other imagine tests like CT scan or MRI scan may be used to rule out the specification of disorder.
It could be manageable with help of internal and external therapy.
First and foremost step is to normalize the derangement of Vata and there by correcting 3 doshas is very important.
Apart from general treatment, each and every patients treating by naadi’s is very important. In RJR, our utmost care about their comfortableness and make them emotionally and physically stable.
To treat Parkinson’s disease, In RJR we do cleaning therapy, Panchakarma therapy Varma as well medication depending upon condition of each and every patients.