Can Asthma Drugs Help with Parkinson’s?
Most of us know somebody who has been affected by Parkinson’s. The terrible disease, generally associated with the symptom of involuntary shaking, affects around 1 in 500 people. There’s currently no cure, but treatments are out there which can help reduce its effects. Recently, however, there have also been some new and intriguing findings about how the disease can be prevented in the first place. And it’s all to do with asthma…
What is Parkinson’s?
Mostly affecting people over 50, Parkinson’s is a chronic, progressive neurological disorder. It affects the motor system, resulting in shaking, slow movement and stiff muscles. In addition to these main symptoms, and in some cases as a result, sufferers can also experience balance problems, insomnia, depression, anxiety and even issues with memory and their sense of smell.