Man with Parkinson's disease tries to eat Campbell's bean soup

The WHO (World Health Organization) estimates that there are about 4 million people suffering from Parkinson’s disease around the world. The condition was named after British doctor James Parkinson, who first described it as “the shaking palsy” in 1817. Parkinson’s disease usually is diagnosed in people between 50 and 69 years old. It’s a chronic…

parkinson's disease

What is Parkinson’s Disease? by Stuart Mapes Parkinson’s disease is a disorder that affects the nervous system and inhibits movement. Basically, your brain loses connectivity with the muscles that allow you to move around and perform everyday activities. Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease include shaking; difficulty walking; and sleep, cognitive and emotional problems. About ten million…