Parkinson's disease: symptoms, causes and treatment

Parkinson's disease is mainly affected by people of the older age group, although recently this disease affects young people more and more often. There are several reasons for Parkinson's disease, you will learn about all the factors that cause the onset of this disease of the nervous system below. Symptoms and treatment of Parkinson's disease are devoted to several hundred works of medical luminaries around the world. However, it remains only to ascertain the fact - a unique drug in Parkinson's disease, which stops the progression of the disease once and for all, has not yet been invented.

This progressive disease, which is also called a trembling paralysis, most often begins to develop in people aged 40-50 years of age.

It was first described in 1817 by the English doctor J. Parkinson, who gave the name to this serious illness.

Many of the most famous people suffered from Parkinson's disease: Salvador Dali, Mao Zedong, Mohammed Ali, Kaudillo Franco, A. Hitler, Yasser Arafat, Pope John Paul II, A. Voznesensky.

Causes of Parkinson's Disease

The main causes of Parkinson's disease are five:

1. Consequences of craniocerebral trauma.

2. Atherosclerosis.

3. The consequences of a stroke.

4. Intoxication( including medicamentous).

5. As a hereditary-degenerative disease.

Symptoms( Symptoms) of Parkinson's Disease

Symptoms of Parkinson's disease at the very onset of the disease develop tremor in the fingers or hands. Gradually the tremor increases, spreads to other limbs, grasps the lower jaw, tongue, and head, becoming already permanent. At the same time, their muscular tone is increased, there is a certain stiffness. Patients lose the ability to perform arbitrary movements. They move bent over, with small steps. These symptoms of Parkinson's disease are accompanied most often by increased irritability of patients, incontinence of tearful affects, depressed mood. Speech becomes slow, quiet, difficult;the handwriting changes, then, as the disease progresses, the patients completely lose the opportunity to write. Patients are concerned about dizziness, they easily lose their balance. In deep stages, the sign of Parkinson's disease is intellectual decline.

Drugs in the treatment of Parkinson's disease

Treatment of Parkinson's disease should be comprehensive.

They are prescribed at the beginning of the disease special anti-Parkinsonian drugs like selegiline, then, if the disease continues to develop, levodopa, amantadine, "Mirapex".Patients of young and middle age are more often appointed renoran( pyribedil).And also all prescribe vitamins B1 and B12.

For Parkinsonism caused by taking medications( primarily neuroleptics), it is recommended that drugs such as cyclodol are taken.

Patients with Parkinsonism in its early stages are advised to move as much as possible, to do morning exercises. In addition, they are assigned courses of special therapeutic physical training, massage. Electrostimulation of muscles can be performed in hospitals.

Important! Before you treat Parkinson's disease, you need to get advice from several independent specialists. If necessary and if possible in the expressed stages of parkinsonism, neurosurgical operations are performed.

Nutrition: patients with parkinsonism should limit in their diet animal fats, smoked products, salinity and mushrooms. It is necessary to focus on seafood( especially seaweed, squid and shrimp), raw vegetables and fruits, dried fruits, and easily digestible fish and dairy products.

How to treat Parkinson's disease with folk remedies

There are several recipes for the treatment of Parkinson's disease by folk remedies.

Brew half a tablespoon of sage 1 cup of boiling water, insist in the thermos for the night, wring out and strain. Drink this infusion recommended for 1 teaspoon 1 hour after eating, washed down with jelly or milk.

At the initial stage of the disease, the following infusion is shown: take 1 part of the root of valerian, herb of oregano, mistletoe white, yarrow, fill it with 1 glass of boiling water, insist, wrapped, for 2 hours, and then take half a cup 3 times a day beforefood.

It is recommended to drink juice from fresh plants of plantain, celery, nettle.

Take 1 teaspoon of dry roots peony evasive, pour them 1 cup of boiling water, insist, wrapped, for 1 hour, strain. Take this infusion recommended for 1 tablespoon 3 times a day for 15-20 minutes before meals.

It is also good to take an alcoholic tincture of peony roots for 30-40 drops 3 times a day before meals.

Pour 2 teaspoons of black dropsy( shiksha) 1 glass of boiling water, insist, wrapped, for 2 hours, strain and take on a third cup 3 times a day.

Pour 1 tablespoon of sumach leaves 1 cup of boiling water, insist, wrapped, 2 hours, strain and take 1 tablespoon 3-4 times a day.

Recipes for folk treatment of Parkinson's disease

Well-established prescriptions for folk treatment of Parkinson's disease are given below.

Take 1 part oregano, mint, mistletoe white, motherwort, as well as 2 parts of herbs lemon balm and thyme creeping.1 tablespoon of this collection pour 1 cup of boiling water, insist for 1 hour, strain and take half a cup 2 times a day 1 hour after eating.

Pour 30 g of belladonna roots with 600 ml of white wine, boil for 10 minutes on low heat, then add to this broth 2 tablespoons of coal from the bones of animals. Then all this cool, strain and take 2 teaspoons 3 times a day after meals. After 2-3 hours, take 1 teaspoon of bone powder, washing it with a sip of boiled water. In the intervals between the decoction and powder, it is recommended to suck dry rhizomes of ayr for several minutes( up to half an hour)( this is done, including to eliminate dryness in the mouth).

Before going to bed you need to take a bath of sage. The recipe for their preparation: 300 g of sage, pour into 8-10 liters of water, bring to a boil, then for 5-6 minutes warm on low heat. There is another way: fill the same amount of sage with a bucket of boiling water, close the lid tightly with a lid and wrap it, insist the contents for 2 hours. Prepared the formulations, drain, pour into a bath, add warm water to the desired level.

The water temperature in the bath must be within 37-40 ° C.Baths are taken for 15-20 minutes for two days in a row with a one-day break.

In patients suffering from Parkinsonism developing on the background of cerebral atherosclerosis, the condition improves from the intake of fruit and juice from feijoa.