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Benefits of Exercise for Parkinson's

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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

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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

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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?

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2013/06/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

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

FDA approves DATScan

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

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

Pen for Parkinson's makes writing easy again

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2015/03/pen-for-parkinsons-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

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

10 exercise tips for people with Parkinson's

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2015/04/10-movement-tips/

Parkinson's disease is an unconventional illness that probably requires an unconventional solution. Here are 10 suggestions to consider for starting or maintaining a fitness plan in your life.
April 10, 2015

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