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Prognosis of Parkinson's Disease

Prognosis of Parkinson's Disease: Chronic and progressive. ...see also Overview of Parkinson's Disease

Prognosis for Parkinson's Disease: At present, there is no way to predict or prevent Parkinson's disease. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Parkinson's Disease Information Page: NINDS) ...see also Overview of Parkinson's Disease

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Parkinson's Disease: 14,593 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)

Estimated mortality rate for Parkinson's Disease from prevalence and deaths statistics:

  • Deaths: 14,593 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 14,593 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001))
  • Incidence: 1,000,000 (USA prevalence calculated from this data: 1 million people (unreliable estimate)
  • 1.5% (ratio of deaths to prevalence).
  • See also Deaths and Parkinson's Disease and Overview of Parkinson's Disease.


Complications of Parkinson's Disease may include:

Complications of Parkinson's Disease from the Diseases Database include:

Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Parkinson's Disease.

Parkinson's Disease: Research More

About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Parkinson's Disease usually refers to the likely outcome of Parkinson's Disease. The prognosis of Parkinson's Disease may include the duration of Parkinson's Disease, chances of complications of Parkinson's Disease, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Parkinson's Disease, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Parkinson's Disease. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.


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