Ann Neurol Surg | Volume 5, Issue 1 | Review Article | Open Access

A Neurodegenerative Disease: Parkinson’s Disease

Sana Khalid

Department of Biotechnology, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Pakistan

*Correspondance to: Sana Khalid 

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Parkinson’s disease (PD) is defined as “A progressive multi-system neurodegenerative disease that is characterized by shaking of hands, tremors, difficulty in movement, balance and coordination and stiffness of jaws”. It is the disorder of the Central Nervous System (CNS) that affects the motor and non-motor functions. Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease gradually increase over time. It is the second most common disorder after Alzheimer’s disease. Above 60 ages, 2% population is affected by Parkinson’s disease. In this disease, dopaminergic neurons that produce dopamine are lost.


Parkinson’s disease; Motor symptoms; Dopamine drugs; Non-motor symptoms


Khalid S. A Neurodegenerative Disease: Parkinson’s Disease. Ann Neurol Surg. 2021; 5(1): 1024..

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