Causes of Parkinson's Disease

With the advancements in medicine and nutrition in the past few years. We live longer than ever before. However, increasing life expectancy has increa

 With the advancements in medicine and nutrition in the past few years. We live longer than ever before. However, increasing life expectancy has increased the number of diseases, injuries and disorders affecting adults. That's why we created a series of articles at the Salem Visiting Angels office to inform seniors. and family know and provides helpful advice on how to overcome the challenges seniors and caregivers face.

Although Parkinson's disease is reputed to be strong, tremors and balance, as well as difficulty walking, but 40 percent of patients suffer from hallucinations and delusions. These symptoms are known as Parkinson's disease. And it could be the result of changes in the brain caused by this disease. but other factors may affect development

Hallucinations occur when a person is awake and can affect all five senses. You might see or hear something that doesn't exist. Or you might smell a wonderful smell. unique taste However, hallucinations involving smells, tastes, and emotions are less common than visual or auditory experiences.

Fraud is common. It affects only 8 percent of people with Parkinson's disease. but often occurs in the advanced stage of the disease Deception involves thoughts, feelings, or fears that have no physical basis and are not a normal part of the person.

The most common deceptions for people with Parkinson's include jealousy, guilt, health problems, and unfounded paranoia. These deceptions can cause anxiety and aggression in Parkinson's patients. and may lead to exercise or withdrawal from essential medications believed to have been mistaken for poisoning.

Drugs that can cause psychosis in people with Parkinson's are one of the three main factors. Many medications prescribed to treat movement disorders can cause temporary changes in mood and behavior. This is because these drugs affect the balance of dopamine in our brains.

Parkinson's dementia is another factor that can lead to the development of psychosis in people with the condition. Dementia can be diagnosed in people who have had Parkinson's disease for one year and have a reduced level of cognitive ability. At the onset of Parkinson's disease symptoms Changes in the brain that mainly affect muscle control and coordination. will spread to different parts of the brain that controls cognitive function This can cause hallucinations.

Delirium, which is the third leading factor in hallucinations and delusions in Parkinson's disease patients. It can cause sudden but altered behavioral changes. The delirium won't last long. But it can be solved by treating the cause of the symptoms. This includes fever, infection, injury, stroke. heart or liver disease and medicine Delirium in people with Parkinson's disease can lead to environmental changes, such as hospitalization.

Other factors that contribute to the development of Parkinson's include sleep problems. vision problems, age, and alcohol-related problems It is estimated that half of people with Parkinson's suffer from depression and may be at increased risk of psychosis.

It is important that Parkinson's disease is reported to a doctor or health care provider immediately to avoid worsening of symptoms. Medications may be modified to reduce symptoms of psychosis caused by drugs used to treat Parkinson's disease. And in other cases, antipsychotic drugs may be prescribed to control the brain chemistry that causes hallucinations. However, in some cases, antipsychotic drugs may cause increased hallucinations. therefore should be used with caution.