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

You can use our non-motor symptom 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.

Parkinson's and mental health

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

Helpline and local advisers

Our helpline and Parkinson's local advisers are here to answer any questions you have about the symptoms of Parkinson's.

Call us on 0808 800 0303

Could CBD be used to treat some non-motor symptoms?

Hallucinations and delusions affect approximately 60% of people with Parkinson’s. But could CBD be the key to treating these distressing symptoms? 

In a world-first clinical trial, Dr Bhattacharyya aims to find out.