There are mainly 10 signs you might have the Parkinson’s disorder. NO individual sign marks that it’s a case to be worried about. But if you have more than one symptom you should make an appointment to discuss with your family doctor for striking out possibilities.

Tremor or Shaking

Have you noticed a slight shaking or tremor in your finger, thumb, hand, Face jaw bone or lip? Does your leg shake when you sit down or relax? Twitching or shaking of limbs is a common early sign of Parkinson’s disorder.

Parkinson's disorder

Normal Condition ?

Shaking can be normal after lots of exercise or if you have been injured. Tremors can also be caused by a medicine you take.

Small Handwriting

Has your handwriting suddenly become much smaller than in it was in the past? You will notice the way you write words on a page has changed, like letter sizes are smaller and the words are overlapping or crowded together.  This abrupt change of handwriting can be a sign of Parkinson’s disorder.

Normal Condition ?

Many a times writing can change as you get older, if you have stiff hands or fingers or poor vision, but this occur over time-period and not out of blue.

Loss of Smell

Have you noticed that you are not able to smell certain foods very perfectly? If you seem to have more trouble smelling foods like bananas, Apples or spices, one should consult your doctor about Parkinson’s disorder.

Normal Condition ?

Your sense of smell can be changed by a cold, flu or a stuffed nose, but it should normalize after the recovery.

Trouble Sleeping

Do you toss and turn around in bed or kick and punch while you are deeply asleep? Have you notice that you have started falling out of bed while asleep. Maybe, your partner has observed this, or one wants to move to another bedroom. Abrupt activities while sleeping can be an indication of Parkinson’s disorder.

Normal Condition ?

It is normal for everyone to have a night when they have sleeplessness.

Trouble Moving or Walking

Are you feeling stiffness in your body, particularly Limbs? Most of times the stiffness goes away as you start movement. But if it doesn’t, it may be an indication of Parkinson’s disease. One might notice that arms don’t oscillate when you stroll, or maybe someone has pointed out that you look stiff. An early sign may be inflexibility or Ache in your shoulder or hips. People sometimes express that its feels as if their feet has jammed on the floor.

Parkinson's disease

Normal Condition ?

If you have injured your arm or shoulder, you may not be able to use it as normal until it is healed, or other illnesses like arthritic inflammation might lead to this symptoms.


Have you observed trouble in moving your bowels without pressure every day? Applying pressure to your bowels may be an early sign of Parkinson’s disease and one must consult the physician.

Normal Condition ?

If a person is not having sufficient Liquid or fibers in the body, it can lead to problems in the washroom. Alternatively some medications can cause constipation. If above listed are not the reasons that is causing trouble in bowels movement, you should consult with the doctor.

A Soft or Low Voice

Has anyone pointed you that your voice is soft while you speak in a regular tone, or that you are sounding husky ? If there is a change in your voice one should consult your physician about if it can be Parkinson’s disorder. Sometimes one may think that other people have lost their hearing, when actually, you are talking more soft.

Normal Condition ?

Any chest cold or other virus infections can lead the voice to sound different, but one should get back to normal sound, when one gets over cough or cold.

Swelled Masked Face

Have you come across someone telling you that you have a serious, depressed or mad look on your face frequently, even though you are not? This swelled serious-looking face is termed masking. If you or other people pointed that you have a blank stare or do not blink your eyes very often, one should consult doctor about Parkinson’s disorder.

Normal Condition ?

Some medicines may lead you to have the same type of serious or staring look, but should be back to your original looks after you stopped the medication.

Dizziness or Faint

Have you observed that often you are feeling dizzy when standing up out of a chair? Feeling dizziness or faint may be a signs of low blood pressure and may be its connected to Parkinson’s disorder.

Parkinson's disease

Normal Condition ?

Most of the people has had a time when they stood up and felt dizzy, but if it occurring on a frequent basis one must consult your doctor.

Stooping or Hunching Over

Are you not able to stand up as upright as you used to? If you or your acquaintances notice that you look to be stooping, leaning or hunching when you stand, it can be a sign of Parkinson’s disorder.

Normal Condition ?

If you had pain from an accident or injury or if you are sick, it can lead you to stand crookedly. Also, a problem with the bones can lead you to stopping.

What one can do if have detected with Parkinson’s disorder

  • Work out an action plan with your Physician to stay fit and healthy. This might include the following:
  • Get consultation to a neurologist, or doctor who is Specialist of the brain
  • Visiting to a occupational therapist, physical therapist and speech analyst.
  • Consulting with medical social worker to understand about how Parkinson’s can affect your life
  • Regular exercise program is must to delay further progression.
  • Discuss with family members and friends, who will provide you with the required.
Submit your review

Create your own review

Average rating:  
 0 reviews