Frequently Asked Questions
2. What are the symptoms of Parkinson's disease?
Parkinson's belongs to a group of neurological conditions called movement disorders. The four main symptoms of Parkinson's disease are:
- tremor, or trembling in hands, arms, legs, jaw, or head
- rigidity, or stiffness of the limbs and trunk
- bradykinesia, or slowness of movement
- postural instability, or impaired balance.
Other symptoms include depression, emotional changes, difficulty swallowing, speech changes, urinary problems, sleep problems, and dementia and other cognitive problems.