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NON-MOVEMENT RELATED SYMPTOMS

Some symptoms of Parkinson’s are  not Movement related.

Dry Mouth

Persistent dry mouth can affect how your food tastes and may even affect the health of your teeth.

Speech & Language

Communication through speech and language is a complex process

Swallowing

Communication through speech and language is a complex process

Eating & Drinking

It is important to be safe and feel safe when eating and drinking

Drooling

Drooling or dribbling is a common problem experienced by people with PD

Low Blood Pressure

Can be a hazard because it can cause fainting, possibility resulting in injuries. 

Muscle Cramps

Can be a hazard because it can cause fainting, possibility resulting in injuries. 

Bladder & Bowel Issues

Can be a hazard because it can cause fainting, possibility resulting in injuries. 

Sleep Problems

Excessive Daytime Sleepiness (EDS) causes people with Parkinson’s to fall asleep or doze frequently during normal waking hours.

Anxiety

Anxiety is often an appropriate response to a dangerous or threatening situation. 

Hallucinations

When a person hallucinates, they may see, hear, feel, smell or taste something that, in reality, does not exist.

Impulse Control

Some medicines may potentially cause a change in some people’s impulsive-compulsive behaviours.

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