UNDERSTANDING PARKINSON’S DISEASE
Mdm. Hjh Begum binti Ibrahim & my fellow classmates.Assalammualaikum w.b.t and a very good morning.Muhammad Ali. By looking at his picture and his name, I’m sure all of you know him. Muhammad Ali is the most recognizable face in the world.Muhammad Ali, who was a championship boxer, was considered as one of the best fighters of all time. Unfortunately, as is plain for the entire world tosee, Muhammad Ali is sick. He can barely speak; he can barely walk withoutassistance; his hands tremble and shake. It’s almost painful to juxtaposeMuhammad Ali’s current state with that of his “float like a butterfly, sting likea bee”. Guess, what was happening to this man. He has Parkinson’ssyndrome, a neurological condition that affects motor and speech control.According to the book Understanding Parkinson’s disease by RichardRosenbaum,
which in Sanskrit means “tremor and lack of muscular movement” is another name for Parkinson’s disease. Thesymptoms of
are slow movement, drooling, reptilians stare,tremor, constant somnolence, rigidity and dementia. The question is, doParkinson’s disease can be cure? How it will be cure? Today, I’m standinghere to answer your questions. I’m here because I want to share with youabout the medication for Parkinson’s disease using drugs therapies which arelevodopa, dopamine agonist and enzyme inhibitors. Let’s start with levodopafirst.
As define by neurology health and cares, one of the drugs that use inthe medication of Parkinson is levodopa (L-dopa). Levodopa which replaces
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