Autonomic Function in Patients With Parkinson’s Disease: From Rest to Exercise

Autonomic Function in Patients With Parkinson’s Disease: From Rest to Exercise
Front Physiol. 2021 Mar 19;12:626640. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2021.626640. eCollection 2021.ABSTRACTParkinson's disease (PD) is a common neurodegenerative disorder classically characterized by symptoms of motor impairment (e.g., tremor and rigidity), but also presenting with important non-motor impairments. There is evidence for the reduced activity of both the parasympathetic and sympathetic limbs of the autonomic nervous system at rest in PD. Moreover, inappropriate autonomic ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-04-05By Jeann L Sabino-Carvalho