How to Manage Parkinson ?

 

Deep brain Stimulation for parkinson disease is not a cure. It improves the quality of life, improves tremor, stiffness, freezing and drug-induced dyskinesia associated with the disease. After surgery the requirement of medications reduces by 40-50%. We expect 50-70% improvement in his quality of life.Following are the ways to manage parkinson disease :

 

Exercise

 

Regular exercise is essential for keeping you strong and flexible. You must do excersices that gets your muscles moving, your heart pumping, and that you can keep up with it every day. Walking, jogging, stretching, swimming are some of the best ways to help you cope with the diseases such as tremor, muscle stiffness, and slow movements that may occur with Parkinson disease. Daily exercise routine will help you to feel better about yourself and your condition, continue functioning, maintain a good body weight, and sleep better at night. Make sure to ask your doctor first about how to get started.

 

 

Diet

 

Correct diet plan also has a major role to play in parkinson diesease. In the early stages of Parkinson disease, people may gain weight because they are less active than they used to be. Some people may eat more because they feel depressed about their medical condition.Weight control is very important in parkinson diesase people. For these reasons, and the effect of different kinds of food on your medication, you should carefully control your diet. Consult your doctor for the right diet plan.

 

 

Physical Therapy

 

Physical therapy sesions can also be beneficial . People with Parkinson disease can meet a professional physical therapist who is trained to look at your individual needs and design therapy for your maximal benefit. To find out what physical therapy can do for you, ask your doctor to recommend a physical therapist.

 

 

Visit Your Doctor Regularly

 

Parkinson disease patinets need to visit their doctor regularly to ensure that you get the best medical attention possible. At every visit, your doctor evaluates how you are doing and possibly suggest changes that might further help you. You should also visit your doctor to tell him about your condition and get answers to your quireis. Remember, you and your doctor share the same long-term goal: to help you get the most out of your treatment so you can live a relatively normal and active life.