Search Results Tagged With Symptoms

Benefits of Exercise for Parkinson's


It’s no secret that exercise can help people cope with Parkinson’s disease, but now you can fully understand how exercise benefits your body, brain, and psychological health. Hear from nationally accl…
November 04, 2014

PD 101


Have you been diagnosed with Parkinson’s within the last three years? Did a friend recently tell you that she has Parkinson’s? If you answered yes to either of these questions, PD 101 might be right f…
October 14, 2014

Non-Motor Medication


Medication is only one of many treatments for nonmotor symptoms. Other treatments effective for these problems can be found on the blog. Dementia Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors increase levels of t…
February 25, 2014

What is atypical parkinsonism and how does it differ from PD?


Atypical parkinson’s, parkinsonism, and parkinson’s plus are all terms used to describe syndromes that share features similar to Parkinson’s disease but are different conditions.
June 24, 2013

Sex, Intimacy and Parkinson’s


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

FDA approves DATScan


Brain scan can measure what the brain looks like such as a CT scan or MRI or the brain’s activity levels.
February 01, 2012

Restless Leg Syndrome


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

Get Moving!


There is an ongoing discussion regarding physical activity and Parkinson’s. We often hear quotes that exercise will help, if not outright cure, many of the symptoms we face with PD. And I believe it’s…
May 26, 2015

Could Chocolate Help To Ease Parkinson’s Disease?


New research has suggested that a daily intake of chocolate could help to ease the debilitating Parkinson’s disease.
August 11, 2015

Pen for Parkinson's makes writing easy again


British design group Dopa Solutions has created the ARC pen, a writing implement specifically intended for sufferers of Parkinson's disease who have motor control difficulties that affect their handwr…
March 30, 2015

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