Parkinson detonates sleep disorders

The disease of Parkinson It affects more than half a million people in Mexico, because people do not know how to identify the disease at an early stage, according to the neurologist. Mayela Rodríguez , of the National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery Manuel Velasco Suárez .

This chronic condition, which occurs before age 40, gradually affects the functional capacity of the person, so the first symptoms occur when the patient brain has lost 60% or more of the neurons producers of dopamine , which is a neurotransmitter linked to the control and movement systems. Some of the symptoms of Parkinson's that occur early are:

  1. Sleep disorders
  2. Depression
  3. Apathy
  4. Loss of smell
  5. Anorexy
  6. Decrease in libido
  7. Rest tremor
  8. Rigidity
  9. Slowness of movement
  10. Speech difficulties
  11. Small letter
  12. Disorders of gait, balance and posture
  13. Gesture reduction
  14. Sialorrhea

Sometimes, the symptoms of Parkinson's are poorly recognized and treated, so that over time they cause cognitive deficits and demential symptoms that deteriorate the health and quality of life of those affected.

In the framework of the commemoration of World Parkinson's Day and in an interview for GetQoralHealth , the doctor Mayela Rodríguez Violante explains the development of Parkinson :

For its part, the Mexican Association of Parkinson A.C. . points out that the cause of the disease ; However, the genetics It can cause it at 15%.

In addition, it has been linked to Parkinson with some toxic factors, such as insecticides that are used in the field or with addictive substances such as meperidine.

It is important to mention that the Parkinson It is not reversible, so it is recommended to go to the doctor when the first signs are presented, in order to take a treatment that improves symptoms, prevent their progression and reduce mortality.


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