It is a long-term degenerative disorder of the dopaminergic hormones in central nervous system that mainly affects the motor system. It is characterized by tremors, rigidity, postural imbalance, slowness of movement(bradykinesia) and difficulty with walking; Thinking and behavioral problems; sensory, sleep, and emotional problems.
Treatment is typically with the antiparkinsonian medication like levodopa (L-DOPA), dopamine agonists, NMDA antagonists, MAO inhibitors etc.
Beep brain stimulation surgery is the last surgical option for idiopathic PD.
The prognosis differs in typical and atypical PD.