Terry, who has Parkinson's, getting the train

Parkinson's symptoms

The three main symptoms of Parkinson's are tremor, stiffness and slowness of movement. But you may also experience other symptoms including problems with sleep and memory and mental health issues.

HOW WILL MY PARKINSON'S SYMPTOMS PROGRESS?

Everyone's Parkinson's symptoms will be different. It's important to remember that not everyone will experience all symptoms. The order in which they appear and the way symptoms progress also varies from person to person.

PARKINSON'S SYMPTOMS OR MEDICATION SIDE EFFECTS?

Sometimes, Parkinson's drugs can cause problems that some people confuse with symptoms of Parkinson's. These problems may actually be side effects of Parkinson's drugs you are taking.

How can I manage my Parkinson's symptoms?

Parkinson's is a complex condition with many potential symptoms. Your Parkinson's is also unique to you. This means there will be lots of things that can help you manage your symptoms and what works for your may not work for someone else. 

Below we have included some of the ways you can manage your Parkinson's symptoms.

Beryl Rhodes, who has Parkinson's, drying up in her kitchen

Advanced symptoms

If your Parkinson's progresses you may experience advanced symptoms.

Read more about advanced Parkinson's

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

More about the helpline and local advisers
Angela, who works for the helpline, answering a phone call