Parkinson’s Disease: 30 tips and an inner view

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Background

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the most common serious movement disorder in the world, affecting about 1% of adults older than 55 years. It represents the most common example of a family of neurodegenerative disorders characterized by variable degrees of “parkinsonism” which is defined as a paucity and slowness of movement (bradykinesia), tremor at rest, rigidity, shuffling gait, and flexed posture. Parkinsonism results from a reduction of dopaminergic transmission ...

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