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Sex, Intimacy and Parkinson’s

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2012/05/sex,-intimacy-and-parkinsons/

Many people with Parkinson’s experience changes in libido and sexual function, sometimes even before the first movement symptoms.
May 29, 2012

Restless Leg Syndrome

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2012/02/restless-leg-syndrome/

I have been told I have restless leg syndrome (RLS). What is it and what causes it?
February 01, 2012

How can I prevent dizziness?

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2012/09/how-can-i-prevent-dizziness/

Dizziness can have multiple causes in Parkinson's. Most common, is low blood pressure, specifically a drop in blood pressure with standing a condition caused orthostatic hypotension.
September 04, 2012

How do I treat my cough at night?

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2012/07/how-do-i-treat-my-cough-at-night/

I am interested in any suggestions that would help in regards to controlling a cough while sleeping at night. I have tried 1 & 2 pillows, drinking water, having a mint to keep my mouth moist and nothi…
July 24, 2012

Facts about depression

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2012/06/facts-about-depression/

Depression is a symptom of Parkinson’s disease. Find out more:
June 16, 2012

Help for constipation

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2012/06/help-for-constipation/

More than half of individuals with Parkinson’s have trouble with constipation. Constipation may even begin before the movement symptoms are noticeable, a pre-motor symptom.
June 12, 2012

Is leg pain a symptom of Parkinson's?

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2013/09/is-leg-pain-a-symptom-of-parkinsons/

Leg pain can be significant and have many causes; some related to Parkinson’s disease, some that increase in frequency with age and others that are more common in both conditions.
September 25, 2013

Can ultrasound treat Parkinson’s tremor?

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2013/01/can-ultrasound-treat-parkinsons-tremor/

Researchers at the University of Virginia are conducting a research study to investigate a new way of controlling tremor.
January 13, 2013

Understanding and Managing PD-Related Shame and Embarrassment

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2014/10/shame-embarrassment/

Those of us living with PD often experience distressing shame and embarrassment secondary to some of our PD symptoms. When eating in public, for example, hand tremors can cause us to spill food all ov…
October 17, 2014

What causes hallucinations?

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2013/04/what-causes-hallucinations/

Hallucinations are a side effect associated with dopaminergic medicines used to treat Parkinson’s disease motor symptoms.
April 21, 2013

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