Other symptoms

Alongside physical symptoms, Parkinson's can have other symptoms, ranging from depression and anxiety to hallucinations, memory problems and dementia.

You can find out more about some of these other symptoms within this section.

Your doctor or nurse may refer to 'motor and non-motor symptoms'. Motor refers to symptoms that affect your movement, such as tremor and rigidity. Non-motor refers to symptoms that affect you in other ways, such as having problems sleeping or experiencing depression.

You can track these things using our non-motor symptoms questionnaire and then discuss them with your health professional. 

Advice from an expert

Parkinson's specialist Dr Robin Fackrell explains how to cope with some of the most common non-motor symptoms.

A Parkinson's specialist doctor in an appointment with a patient

Speaking to your GP

If you're experiencing any of the symptoms of Parkinson's, we'd urge you to speak to your GP.

Even if you display some of the symptoms, they may not be related to Parkinson's, so it's best to seek medical advice.