Vascular Parkinsonism is where symptoms of Parkinson's disease are caused
by vascular changes in the brain. This is most commonly a stroke.
Parkinsonism describes a condition that has the common symptoms of
Parkinson's disease - tremor, rigidity, akinesia or bradykinesia and postural instability
but does not have Parkinson's Disease.
Many times a doctor will prescribe some of the drugs used to treat
Parkinson's to treat Vascular Parkinsonism to see if they will help control the symptoms.