Parkinson’s is a deteriorating neurological condition which can affect any age.
About 1 in 350 people will develop some type of Parkinson’s. This is a condition where the production of Dopamine in the brain is gradually reduced, leading to both ‘Motor’ (movement) and ‘non-Motor’ symptoms. This can lead to a variety of symptoms, including problems with Slowness of movement, Rigidity of the limbs, Tremor, Speech and Swallowing issues, and undertaking the activities of daily living. Continence, Sleep, Cognitive decline, and other symptoms can also occur.