Parkinson's Treatment in Coimbatore

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Parkinson's Treatment in Coimbatore

What is Parkinson's Disease?

Parkinson's disease affects people of all ages and is a movement disorder. It happens when nerve cells in the brain don't produce enough dopamine, a neurotransmitter in the brain. Although it may be genetic, the majority of cases do not appear to run in families. Environmental chemical exposure could have an effect.

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What are the early signs that show in a Parkinson's Disease affected person?

They usually begin with a tremor in one hand and a feeling of stiffness throughout the body. Other symptoms emerge over time, and some people develop dementia.

Early indications of Parkinson's disease include the following:

  • Changes in movement, such as tremors, coordination, and balance issues that can lead a person to drop things or fall over, and a loss of smell
  • Severe changes in the mood
  • When walking, a person leans forward slightly or shuffles because of irregularities in the nerves that govern face muscles and tissue alterations.
  • Weariness, trouble chewing and swallow
  • Sleep problems caused by restless legs and other circumstances
  • Skin disorders are caused by constipation.
  • A tremored voice
  • Dementia, delusions, and hallucinations are all conditions that can arise over time.

Parkinson's disease can be identified in several ways:

Parkinson's disease is currently diagnosed chiefly based on the symptoms listed above. Blood or X-ray cannot be used to confirm the diagnosis. However, non-invasive diagnostic imaging, such as positron emission tomography (PET), can help a Parkinson's specialist confirm a diagnosis. It is possible to diagnose a variety of conditions in a variety of methods, such as:

  1. Three out of the four primary signs have been detected.
  2. There are no other neurological signs found throughout the assessment. There is no history of other probable causes of parkinsonism, such as the use of tranquilizers, head trauma, or stroke.
  3. Parkinson's medication responsiveness

It may tend to take a long time to identify Parkinson's disease. The best Parkinson's doctors may recommend regular follow-up meetings with neurologists skilled in movement disorders to assess your condition and symptoms over time and diagnose Parkinson's disease.

Parkinson's disease treatment possibilities include:

Although Parkinson's disease cannot be cured, medications can help patients manage their symptoms. In certain more advanced cases, surgery may be necessary.

Your doctor may also advise you to make lifestyle changes, such as increasing your aerobic activity. In some cases, a physical treatment that focuses on balance and flexibility might be effective. A speech-language pathologist could help you with your speech problems.

Understanding the advantages of undergoing therapy for Parkinson's disease

Treatment goals vary depending on the individual, but in most situations, Parkinson's disease treatment aims to:

  • Maintain a high standard of living.
  • Mobility enhancement.
  • Reduce stiffness.
  • Tremors are lessened.
  • Reverse the sluggish movements.
  • Improve your posture, walking, balance, communication, and writing abilities.
  • Mental sharpness.

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FAQ Questions? Answered!

Long-term neurological dysfunction affects every organ in the body in Parkinson's disease. Experts are unsure why Parkinson's disease develops, but genetic and environmental factors may be involved. Experts have discovered clear correlations between previous traumatic brain injury and toxic exposure.

Parkinson's disease is a neurological illness that affects people's ability to move. Muscles may tighten and rigidify as a result. This makes walking and other daily activities difficult. Patients with Parkinson's disease may have tremors as well as cognitive difficulties like memory loss and dementia.

The loss of nerve cells in the substantia nigra, a part of the brain, causes Parkinson's disease. Dopamine, a neurotransmitter produced by nerve cells, is produced in this part of the brain.

Only a small percentage of young people are affected by Parkinson's disease. It typically manifests itself in middle or late adulthood, and the likelihood of developing it increases with age. People over the age of 60 are more likely than others to get the illness.

If you have Parkinson's disease, you may tremble, have muscle stiffness, and have problems walking and keeping your balance and coordination. As the disease advances, you may have trouble communicating, and sleeping, have thinking and memory problems, have behavioral changes and have other symptoms.

The Parkinson's treatment cost relies on the underlying condition and therapy preferred for an individual.

Parkinson's is a brain disorder that disturbs the body and its ability to move. One of the simple ways to avoid Parkinson's disease includes consistent aerobic exercise. Also, avoid drinking tea, coffee, and cola to prevent yourself from parkinsons disease.

The finger test for Parkinson’s disease is known as the tapping test, which assesses motor function and coordination. In this, the individuals are asked to continuously tap their index finger and thumb together as rapidly and accurately as possible. Difficulty in performing this task is an indicator of Parkinson’s disease.

One can control the symptoms of Parkinson's disease through medications, but it is tough to completely get cured. In certain cases, surgery is recommended. Further, your healthcare team will suggest some lifestyle changes, notably aerobic exercise.

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Our Department’s Experience

Our Department of Neurology has treated over 10,000+ patients with parkinson’s treatment over the last 49 years. Our team of highly experienced neurologists will ensure you receive the best parkinson’s treatment in Coimbatore.

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Over 49+ Years of Medical Service
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Our Doctors and their Experience

Our team of highly experienced Neurologists have immense experience in providing the best parkinson’s disease treatment in Coimbatore.

Dr. K. Asokan is a top Neurologist in Coimbatore with over 32+ years of experience, he is the head of the Department of Neurology in Sri Ramakrishna Hospital and is a specialist in stroke therapy.

MD, DM (Neuro), FCCP HOD & Chief Neurologist

Dr. Vedhanayagam is an expert consultant Neurologist in Coimbatore with over 17 years of experience. He is highly experienced in Neurocritical care and Stroke unit treatment.

Dr. N. Vedhanayagam
MBBS, DNB in General Medicine, DNB in Neurology

Dr. K. Arunadevi is an expert consultant neurologist in Coimbatore. She has high clinical experience in handling challenging cases like Epilepsy, Stroke, Movement Disorders, Headache, and Auto Immune Neurology.

MBBS, DNB, DM - Neuro , Consultant Neurologist

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