Frequently Asked Questions on Parkinson’s disease


What causes Parkinson’s disease?

Parkinsons can be caused due to impairment or damage to nurons that is progressive in nature, in a specific area of the brain known a substantia nigra. The communication between substantia nigra and basal ganglia is responsible for balanced muscle movement. A lack of which may lead to lack of control over body movements.

What causes Parkinson’s disease?

Parkinsons can be caused due to impairment or damage to nurons that is progressive in nature, in a specific area of the brain known a substantia nigra. The communication between substantia nigra and basal ganglia is responsible for balanced muscle movement. A lack of which may lead to lack of control over body movements.

Is there a cure for parkinson''s disorder?

No, Till date there is no cure for parkinson''s disoreder however treatment can be undertaken to reduce the symptoms thet makes living with the disease easier.

What are the products that can help people with parkinson''s with their daily activities?

HPFY offers products like bedside rails, special utensils, canes, reaching aids, leg lifers etc. to help people with parkinso''s disease lead an independent life.

What are the symptoms of parkinson''s disease?
Some of the indications of parkinson’s disorder include:
  • Older age at onset of symptoms (over the age of 75-80 years)
  • Lack of tremor
  • Early walking and balance problems with falls within the first year
  • Early speech and swallowing problems
  • Early onset of cognitive and memory difficulties 
What can be the accompanied health concerns with parkinson's disease?

Along with motor symptoms like tremors and slowness parkinson's disease is accompanied by fatigue, apathy, depression, sleep problems, memory problems and gait freezing.

What can be the accompanied health concerns with parkinson''s disease?

Along with motor symptoms like tremors and slowness parkinson''s disease is accompanied by fatigue, apathy, depression, sleep problems, memory problems and gait freezing.