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In probability theory and statistics, interchangeable with mean or average; it need not be a probable or even possible value. For instance, the expected number of children in completed families may be 2.53, but that is not a possible size of any actual family.
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Q. What to expect from a Parkinson's patient? My 70 year old father has been diagnosed with Parkinson's. What will he be like from now on, what to expect?

A. Some of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease are:
• Trembling of hands, arms, legs, jaw and face
• Stiffness of the arms, legs and trunk
• Slowness of movement
• Poor balance and coordination
The symptoms usually get worse with time and then people with the disease may have trouble walking, talking or doing simple tasks.

Q. Curious as to what to expect with menopause

A. Menopause symptoms are caused due to rapid decline in hormonal levels- especially estrogen. You should expect to experience a variety of symptoms, that may be unpleasant such as hot flashes, palpitations, night sweats, vaginal atrophy (drying), skin drying, slight decrease in sexual drive, mood changes, urgency in urination and more. Not all women have these symptoms, and usually woman don't have all the symptoms.

Q. What kind of health complications I should expect if I have Psoriasis? i recently was diagnosed with Plaque Psoriasis- will it affect other organs in my body? Are there any complications I should worry about?

A. Patients suffering from psoriasis may also suffer from arthritis of various type, and also accelerated atherosclerosis (i.e. heart diseases). However, I don't think that the approach should what should you worry about, but rather you may consult your doctor to see what you can do to control the disease and maybe feel better about it.

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