Parkinson’s Care: Nursing Tips for Caregivers for Effective Assistance

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Parkinson's disease affects nearly one million Americans and progresses with age. There is no known cause or cure for this illness, but it can be managed with medication and surgery. It is characterized by damaged nerve cells in the brain, so it can have adverse effects on coordination. Since symptoms vary, treatment comes down to working with the individual's condition. Here are details for caregivers to understand when assisting patients. Common Symptoms Tremor in limbs, ...