Health Days 2024

World Parkinson's Day

 Parkinson's disease is a brain condition that causes problems with movement, mental health, sleep, pain and other health problems.
 World Parkinson's Day, which takes place on April 11 every year, is an important opportunity, to promote awareness, spread knowledge, and advance research on Parkinson's disease, show support for those affected, and positively impact patient care.
  • Parkinson's disease is a chronic disease that requires drug treatment, psychological and scientific support, and physical therapy.
  • People with Parkinson's disease do not have enough chemical dopamine; Because some of the neurons that make it have died. Dopamine is a chemical that transmits nerve impulses.
  • Symptoms begin to appear when the brain cannot produce enough dopamine; To control movement properly.
  • There are three main symptoms: tremor, slowness of movement, and rigidity.
  • Disability and death resulting from Parkinson's disease are rapidly increasing globally.
  • Rehabilitation services can help improve functioning and quality of life for people with Parkinson's disease.
  • Spreading knowledge about Parkinson's disease.
  • Promoting research on its causes, prevention, and treatment.
  • Positive influence on the care of patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease by providing them with consultations and guidance.
Official Date:
  • Globally: April 11th, 2024
  • Locally:  Shawwal 2nd, 1445H


Last Update : 30 January 2024 11:48 AM
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