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Symptoms of Parkinson's DiseaseIn its fully developed form, Parkinson's disease is easy to recognize. However, Parkinson's and its symptoms are often subtle in the beginning and tend to progress slowly. So early symptoms of Parkinson's disease may last a long time before the more classic and obvious symptoms appear.
- Stiffness in the limbs and trunk
- Slow movement
- Loss of spontaneous and automatic movement (such as swinging the arms when walking)
- A shuffling gait
- A stooped posture
- Problems with coordination and balance
- Fixed facial expressions
- Speaking in a soft voice.
- Depression (see Parkinson's Disease and Depression)
- Personality changes
- Sleep disturbances
- Speech impairments
- Sexual difficulties.