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Parkinson’s Disease Stephanie Azevedo, Ryan Kuiken, Erica Weiss, Barbara Fletcher
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History 175 A.D- shaking palsy 1817- James Parkinson Arvid Carlsson
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Definition Degenerative Lack of control over voluntary movements Lack of dopamine
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Statistics China- over 4 million United States- over 1 million Undiagnosed- 1/90 Rate predicted to increase
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Celebrities Michael J. Fox Pope John Paul II Mohammed Ali Billy Graham Davis Phinney
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Organizations National Parkinson’s Foundation Parkinson’s Disease Foundation American Parkinson's Disease Association Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's research
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Causes Loss of dopamine producing brain cells
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3 main factors Genetic factors environmental factors and natural factors
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Genetic Factors 5% of patients inherit Parkinson’s from past generations.
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Unformatted text preview: Easiest to study for research. Mutation in a gene called LRRK2. Environmental Factors exposure to harsh chemicals. Rural living conditions. Water in your area. Exposure to pesticides. Natural Causes old age. Head injury. Signs/Symptoms Primary motor symptoms Secondary motor symptoms Non-motor symptoms Primary Motor Symptoms Tremors, slow movement (Bradykinesia or Akinesia), stiffness, impaired balance Secondary Motor Symptoms stooping posture, motor abnormalities, fatigue, trouble eating and swallowing Non-motor symptoms pain, skin problems, fear and anxiety, urinary problems- constipation, confusion, depression, memory difficulties and a delayed or slower thinking process...
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2010 for the course BUS 3213 taught by Professor Killer during the Spring '08 term at Buffalo State.

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