Patient Comments: Parkinson's Disease: What Age of Onset and Symptoms

At what age did Parkinson's first appear, and what were the symptoms?

Comment from: Lalita, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: September 10

I am a 77-year-old lady. My Parkinson's disease appeared at the age of 55. My symptoms at the beginning were fine tremors and rigidity with joint stiffness. I am taking Entacapone with Levodopa, Carbidopa, and Pramipexole. My Parkinson's disease is partly under control.

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Comment from: Ahsan, 0-2 Male (Patient) Published: September 10

I am a 39-year-old man. My Parkinson's disease appeared at the age of 37. My symptoms, at the beginning, were fine tremors and rigidity with joint stiffness. I am taking entacapone with levodopa, carbidopa, and pramipexole. My Parkinson's disease is mostly under control.

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