Preparing for extreme weather is a burden for anyone in the path of a storm or fire. People with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and their caregivers should take these tips into consideration to ensure that all PD-related needs are accounted for when preparing for a hurricane or any other natural disaster:
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"You know I don’t eat in public,” Pat Merryman said to Wanda Patton, who are both heavily involved in the Columbus, OH, Parkinson’s disease (PD) community. They know people in every exercise class and attend every educational program. Pat keeps the Parkinson’s Foundation Ohio program manager’s business card with her to hand them out at every event she attends.
As winter melts into spring, you may be realizing that your exercise routine suffered through the cold season. You probably already know that exercise is a vital component to maintaining balance, mobility and daily living activities for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD).
Tom manages his Parkinson's disease (PD) symptoms by staying active, eating right and working with his health care team. He recently admitted to his doctor that when his wife isn't home he sometimes forgets to take his medication. His doctor recommended setting an alarm and using a pill organizer.
Eleanor was sitting at her friend Margaret’s house when she noticed a dog sniffing around the couch. She asked Margaret when she got the dog. Margaret said she didn’t have a dog. Eleanor realized she must be experiencing what her doctor warned her about when he increased her Parkinson’s disease (PD) medication dosage: hallucinations. She called her doctor that afternoon.
Before Miguel was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD) he often experienced A feeling of nervousness, worried thoughts and physical distress.. He retired early, but his anxiety would keep coming back, aggravating his tremor and making his thoughts race.
Mucuna pruriens variant utilis (MP) has long been used as an alternative to over the counter The medication most commonly given to control the movement symptoms of Parkinson’s, usually with carbidopa. It is converted in the brain into dopamine.. MP is a leguminous plant that grows in both tropical and subtropical environments.
There are approximately 3,000 Neurologists with extra training (usually a one- or two-year fellowship) in Parkinson’s and other movement disorders. in the world. While they are all neurologists, not all of them have experience treating Parkinson’s disease (PD).
Should we consider subcutaneous apomorphine infusions for Parkinson’s disease patients who do not want deep brain stimulation or a A chemical messenger (neurotransmitter) that regulates movement and emotions. pump? There is a growing interest among people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and families for a “nonsurgical” alternative to
With medical marijuana legalized in 28 states and Washington, D.C., its therapeutic properties have become buzzworthy. Researchers are currently studying these properties and how they affect different diseases, like Parkinson’s disease (PD). But why?