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Is there anything good about Parkinson's Disease?


I was informed recently I have a “bad attitude” toward my disease. This got me thinking. Is there anything good about Parkinson’s Disease? Does its extensive resume of mayhem boast an item of communit…
October 24, 2014

Re-Prioritizing Hopes


With over ten years gone since my diagnosis with Parkinson’s Disease, I’m trying to tamp down my greatest hope. That selfish and obvious hope? Of course, it’s for a PD cure. What’s the problem wit…
April 21, 2014

PD & Creativity


What does Parkinson's tell us about creativity? About artists? Is creativity truly enhanced by PD therapies or is it there all along, dormant, only to be unmasked by them? Peter Dunlap-Shohl muses on…
September 26, 2014

Denial on Trial


Like I said, (and yes, I “protest too much,”) it’s not about me. It’s about you. I just hope you learn from my experience, acknowledge the facts, appreciate what you have and then live according to wh…
August 13, 2015

How Could I Be So Wrong?


It’s hard to avoid a bit of hysteria on being diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. To be scientifically rational and ruthlessly objective is hard even under the best circumstances. Nobody would confuse…
August 26, 2014

Parkinson's Pundit


Parkinson’s is complicated, and complicating. Among the things you now must weigh when making plans, and coping with your new reality is the question “should I tell people I have PD?”
February 20, 2015

QUIZ: How well do you know your Parkinson’s Disease?


To complete the quiz, you’ll need a pen, a pencil, or a stick to note your answers; an encyclopedic knowledge of Parkinson’s disease, or access to a reliable search engine; dogged perseverance; a sens…
September 11, 2015

Leading the life of malicious whimsy


A friend who underwent successful ​Deep Brain Stimulation surgery told me that now, with major motor problems sidelined, she was free to savor “the finer miseries of Parkinson’s.” Among these finer mi…
October 09, 2015

Three Huge Changes for People with Parkinson's


There are three components to recent changes in the experience and treatment of Parkinson's, all of which have the promise to contribute greatly to the care and everyday quality of life experienced by…
March 13, 2015

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