Search Results Tagged With Onset

Lifestyle: Dating with Disease


I’ve always hated dating, so when I was thrown into singledom, this time with a vulnerable child, I was apprehensive at best. Then, two months after the worse type of rejection, my divorce, I was diag…
April 25, 2016

Book Review: My Degeneration, A Journey Through Parkinson's


Peter Dunlap-Shohl was an editorial cartoonist, one of those journalists who draw witty caricatures of people in the news, usually making fun of them. He had fun doing that. Then, at age 43, the real …
January 15, 2016

Shaken to the Core


It’s started. But, I took an extra dose. Oh gosh, they’re looking. Where was I? Now it’s getting worse, because they’re looking. Make it STOP! Telling myself that is NOT working! Now, I’m rambling. I’…
April 13, 2016

Sleep Disturbances, Common in Parkinson's Disease, can be Early Indicator of Disease Onset


Up to 70% of Parkinson's disease (PD) patients experience sleep problems that negatively impact their quality of life. Some patients have disturbed sleep/wake patterns such as difficulty falling aslee…
July 10, 2014

Lifestyle: One of UK's youngest Parkinson’s victims reveals how tattoos help him live with crippling disease


Shaun Slicker was only 20-years-old when he first began to experience his first symptoms - but it took three years to get a diagnosis
February 29, 2016

A family's journey with Young Onset Parkinson's disease


Diagnosed at age 48 while still living in California, Wherry was active and involved in his children's parenting. His two eldest, Carl and Jessica, now 40 and 38, grew up with a dad who was always aro…
July 12, 2015

Blog Post: An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress


A serial about two artists with incurable neurological disease sharing fear, frustration and friendship as they push to complete the most rewarding creative work of their careers.
October 12, 2015

Book review: Shake Well Before Use


Tom Isaacs will be familiar to anyone who attended the Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation’s 2015 HOPE conference in Seattle... Shake Well Before Use is Tom Isaacs’s detailed account of his year-long wal…
March 18, 2016

Lifestyle: What I Learned Training for 'American Ninja Warrior'


On our first obstacle, I told the owner of Iron Sport, American Ninja Warrior Sam Sann, of my big obstacle: Parkinson's. He told me emphatically, "I can help you! I believe my exercises will help you!…
March 11, 2016

Opinion: Parkinson's disease creating class of workers who fear for their jobs: PennLive letters


As a long-time member of the Parkinson's community, I can tell you that there is an ever-growing group of "invisible constituents." They are people who somehow while fearing for their jobs hold onto t…
July 27, 2015

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