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Blog: Simple Remedies for Constipation

Monday February 08, 2016

Chronic constipation is an all-too-common problem rarely discussed in polite company and only reluctantly mentioned to doctors during checkups. Although it accounts for eight million doctor visits annually, only “a minority of those with constipation seek medical attention,” Dr. Arnold Wald, a leading expert on the problem, reports.

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Saliva may provide early test for Parkinson's disease

Friday February 05, 2016

The scientists were searching for a protein in the cells that could indicate early Parkinson's disease. They took the biopsies from one salivary gland to test for it.

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A Well-Tested Testimonial, or Spin for Parkinson's

Friday February 05, 2016

We all have stories. For those of us affected by Parkinson’s disease, the “beginnings” are especially poignant. Of course, the “middles” and “ends” are significant, too! But that first loss, and gain are determined. Indeed, those first sticky words (either the doctor’s or your own) hang onto the sides of memory a bit longer than the rest.

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Safety with Style: House design ideas you can hold on to

Friday January 29, 2016

The entry door opens in. Next, are there ways to prevent falls once inside?

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Parkinson's Disease and Sleep

Wednesday October 14, 2015

Dr. Ramseyer is the Medical Director of Legacy Good Samaritan Sleep Disorders Center. He completed his internship and neurology residency at Oregon Health & Science University. He then completed a fellowhip in sleep medicine and is board certified in both Sleep Medicine and Neurology. 

During this online presentation Dr. Ramseyer discused sleep problems in PD, including excessive daytime sleepiness, insomnia and restless leg syndrome, and their treatments.

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The Parkinson's PostMore Issues

Parkinson's Post, Winter 2016

Included in this issue:

  • Microsoft VP's diagnosis fuels employee's heartfelt efforts to help others
  • The ED Corner
  • Poetry of Gary Vallat
  • The Whole View of Parkinson's Through a Heart of Mindfulness & Kindness
  • Tribute Gifts
  • An NWPF Announcement
  • Book Review: My Degeneration by Peter Dunlap-Shohl
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Tim Hague's Blog

Thoughts about Parkinson's from "Amazing Race Canda" winner, Tim Hague, Sr. Hague 0154 

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"What's it feel like to have Parkinson's?"

This was the gist of a conversation I was having recently with a friend whose father also has the disease. I enjoyed the conversation so much that it inspired me to make it my next blog post! Read More

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