Non-motor symptoms of Parkinson's

Non-motor symptoms of Parkinson's do not affect movement. They include other issues like mental health, memory problems and pain.

You can explore the non-motor symptoms of Parkinson's on this page.

If you want information about other issues like tremor, stiffness and muscle cramps, see our motor symptoms page.

It's important to remember that the way symptoms progress will be different for everyone and most people will only experience some of them.
 

Find out more about the non-motor symptoms of Parkinson's

The non-motor symptoms of Parkinson's include:

Mental health issues

People with Parkinson's can experience a range of mental health issues alongside their physical symptoms. Find out more.

Non-motor symptoms questionnaire

You can use our non-motor symptoms questionnaire to help you monitor how your symptoms affect you and explain any concerns to your healthcare professional.

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Advice from an expert

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In this video, Parkinson's specialist Dr Robin Fackrell talks through some of the most common non-motor symptoms.

Watch the full lecture (link at the end) to hear his tips on managing these.

10 early symptoms of Parkinson's

Are you concerned that you, or someone you know, may have Parkinson’s? It’s always best to talk to your GP first and they can refer you to a specialist if your symptoms need further investigation.

Tremors, muscle stiffness and slowness of movement are all common early symptoms of Parkinson's – but there are also other signs to be aware of.