People with Parkinson’s disease may find it difficult to deal with its symptoms in their daily life as the disease progresses. While Parkinson’s disease patients receiving medical or surgery treatment, it is also necessary for them to adopt some home treatments. Home treatment can help them stay independent for as long as possible.
It is necessary for people with Parkinson’s disease to make some lifestyle changes. Here are some tips:
· Modify activities and your home
For example, simplify your daily activities, and change the location of furniture so that you can hold on to something as you move around the house.
· Have a healthy diet
People with Parkinson’s disease should eat a diverse and well-balanced diet, which should includes plenty of fruits, vegetables, grains, cereals, legumes, poultry, fish, lean meats, and low-fat dairy products.
· Take regular exercise
People with Parkinson’s disease can benefit from regular exercise as exercise can provide them with enough energy and help them stay positive.
Dealing with motor problems
Motor problems are common symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Here are some tips on how to deal with motor symptoms of the disease:
· Deal with tremor
People with Parkinson’s disease can put a little weight on their hands to help reduce tremor and restore control.
· Improve speech quality
It is necessary for people with Parkinson’s disease to talk with a speech therapist, who can help them to improve their speech quality.
· Deal with eating and drooling problems
Eating and drooling problems faced by people with Parkinson’s disease can be solved by changing how and what they eat.
· Deal with sexual function problems
It is common for people with Parkinson’s disease to have sexual function problems. Do not be embarrassed, just talk to the doctor about specific issues. The doctor may be able to suggest a change in treatment, such as a change in medicine or exercise to help solve the problems.