Were you looking for information about Parkinson's Disease? Parkingson's disease is a common misspelling of Parkinson's disease.
If you have tremors, a fixed facial expression, or movement problems, your healthcare provider may check to see if you have Parkinson's disease. Although this disease is difficult to diagnose, healthcare providers can use certain medications or specific brain scans to determine whether the symptoms are due to Parkinson's disease or to other conditions that are similar to Parkinson's. Once a diagnosis has been made, treatment options may include medications, lifestyle changes, or surgery.
(To read more, click Parkinson's Disease. This article takes a closer look at possible causes and symptoms of Parkinson's disease, as well as some statistics on how common this illness is in the general population. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)