Parkinson’s disease is one of the most serious health problems in most western countries due to rapidly aging population. This is a progressive brain disorder that causes gradual loss of muscle control. Distinctive symptoms include poor balance, slowed body movements, stiffness, and tremors.
There is no cure for Parkinson’s disease. However, there are a number of available medications that can ease your symptoms and improve the quality of your life. There are also available surgeries including deep brain stimulation, Pallidotomy and Thalamotomy, which are all widely available in key countries in Southeast Asia.
Treating, managing, and living with Parkinson’s disease can very costly. Aside from regular medications, you might also require surgery should the symptoms worsen. Following the procedure, you will be most likely to require rehabilitation and therapeutic programs that are customized to cater to your specific needs. Depending on the severity of your condition, you may also need to hire regular caregiver.
Traveling to Southeast Asia allows you to cut your medical expenses by up to 75% allowing you to stretch your dollar a little further. There are also several organizations in Southeast Asia, just like the Parkinson Centre in Singapore, that you can take advantage of. These organizations are dedicated to helping patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease by providing free public forums, social & recreational activities, therapeutic exercise programs, and seminars for caregivers.