Parkinson`s disease


Parkinson’s disease is a medical condition in which parts of the brain become damaged over many years. The symptoms of Parkinson’s disease include depression and anxiety, struggling to sleep, memory problems, loss of smell etc.

1 in 500 people are affected by Parkinson’s disease and men are more likely to get Parkinson’s disease than women.

Unfortunately, there is no cure for Parkinson’s disease but there are treatments available such as:

  1. Physiotherapy and occupational therapy
  2. Medication
  3. Brain surgery

You can get support if you are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease by visiting the Parkinson’s UK website where you can find information about Parkinson’s disease. You can also call 0808 800 0303 or email