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Woman battling Parkinson's disease to try out for 'American Ninja Warrior'

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Allison Toepperwein, 38, nearly paralyzed by disease 3 years ago
May 29, 2016

Cambuslang woman diagnosed with Parkinson's at 42 is set to trek through Alps

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A young woman has vowed to conquer not only an Alpine adventure but also the challenges in her life as she continues to come to terms with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease.
August 05, 2016

Singing Helps Early-stage Parkinson’s Patients Retain Speech, Respiratory Control, Studies Show

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Singing may help people with Parkinson’s disease — especially in its earlier stages — because it strengthens muscles involved in swallowing and respiratory control, suggests two studies from researche…
August 15, 2017

Australian Researchers Develop New Diagnostic Tool to Spot Early Signs of Parkinson’s

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Researchers at Australia’s RMIT University have developed the first tool capable of diagnosing early signs of Parkinson’s disease even before symptoms are visible — offering new prospects for more eff…
September 12, 2017

Parkinson's causes his body to freeze up. Only one thing gets him moving again.

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I’m on the heavy bag, throwing left jabs, ignoring the relentless blare of Kanye’s “Drive Slow, Homie” played at a volume that would raise the dead. I punch to a one-two count: left jab, right cross.…
May 09, 2016

What Young-onset Parkinson’s Can Look Like

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When going through my medical history with my movement disorder specialist (every PD patient needs one of these, if at all possible) over the years, we discovered that my journey with PD began way bac…
July 19, 2017

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