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Impulsive behaviors and activities: What is the cause?


Impulsivity control problems are experienced in some individuals with Parkinson’s disease. This article will define these problems, discuss potential causes and provide information about the steps you…
October 12, 2013

What do I need to know about vitamins?


The vitamin and supplement industry is a multibillion dollar business. If you search the internet, browse your pharmacy aisle or read a magazine you will discover many claims about a supplement treati…
May 30, 2013

How can I alert medical providers that I have DBS in an emergency? Can mammogram be done?


It is important that your medical provider be aware that you have DBS since there are some procedures that can not be performed if you have DBS.
April 13, 2013

Top 10 Foods for Parkinson’s (and counting!)


The following are a list of top 10 foods for PD and the reason(s) why:
September 17, 2012

What is music therapy?


Music therapy is the use of music, sound, and rhythm to restore, maintain and/or improving physical, emotional, psychosocial and neurological function.
August 05, 2012

Should I take Coenzyme Q10 for my Parkinson’s?


Coenzyme Q (CoQ10) is and over the counter dietary supplement. Our body’s cells produce Coenzyme Q 10 but this decreases with age and some diseases like Parkinson’s.
July 29, 2012

How can I find a good doctor who is knowledgeable about PD and is caring as well? My doctor does not always listen.


This question was asked by a member of PDCommunity! It is important to find a clinician that is both knowledgeable, open to your ideas and empathic.
June 16, 2012

Hot Off the Press – Neupro approved by FDA


Neupro (Rotigotine) is a dopaminergic agonist available in a skin patch. Many people benefited from Neupro in the past but it was taken off the market by the FDA when it was noted that some of the me…
April 04, 2012

Is delaying medication harmful?


Given that the medications only treat the symptoms, and do not cure the disease, does the disease progress any faster if a person does not take all medications recommended by the doctor?
March 14, 2012

Medication Timing


How important is it that I take my medicine on time? When symptoms re-emerge between doses, medical professionals call this “disease fluctuation”.
March 02, 2012

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