What Is It Like To Have Parkinson

Living with a degenerative, chronic disease is not easy. The disease can have multiple symptoms and does not present itself in the same in those who have the disease. In one person the disease may come on slowly over years. In another the disease may progress quickly. One person may have tremors as the...

What Is It Like To Go Through Diagnosing Parkinson

Maybe you have noticed some slight tremors in your hands or fingers, or your foot, mouth or chin tremors. Your first clue may not be tremors but perhaps you notice that you are walking slower than you usually do, or you are shuffling as you walk. Your first symptom may be drooling or having difficulty...

Making Life With Parkinsons Easier

Life is hard enough, but when you have a disease like Parkinson’s some days it can be pretty difficult to find anything that can be easy. Believe it or not there are some things that may make your life easier as you struggle to try to maintain daily activities in the face of this progressive disease....

Parkinson

Are you uncertain about what symptoms could mean that you or someone you love has Parkinson’s disease? Do you know some of the symptoms but would like to know all of the common symptoms of Parkinson’s disease? In this article you will find a pretty comprehensive list of the symptoms most...

Surgical Treatment And Preparation For Surgery For Parkinson

Surgery is typically considered only after medicine and other treatments have been exhausted and are no longer of benefit to the patient. Surgical treatment for Parkinson’s disease was first developed over 50 years ago. There are new developments such as deep brain stimulation (DBS) that was developed...

Helpful Pd Hints For Reducing Your Risk Of Falling

One of the leading causes of injury in Parkinson’s patients is falls. Because motor coordination, rigidity of limbs and balance are all affected, it is no wonder that falling occurs with the disease. There are a number of things you can do to reduce your risk of injury. First of all, you need to...

Creating A Safe Home As Your Parkinsons Progresses

The things you normally take for granted in a given day – brushing your teeth, sidestepping your cat, getting in and out of the shower – these very things and more become much more difficult to handle once Parkinson’s disease takes its toll. The disease can be tiring and make activities...

Pesticides A Link To Parkinsons Disease

The past few years have brought a flurry of activity in Parkinson’s research as scientists have starting uncovering a pesticide link to the disease. Research shows exposure to low levels of pesticides can speed up the development of Parkinson’s disease. This means that millions of people growing...

Changes In Lifestyle Can Help Cope With Parkinsons

Parkinson’s disease may not be fatal but it can turn your world upside down when you first get the diagnosis. The daunting future of tremors, body stiffness and other symptoms is enough to make anyone apprehensive and you wonder how you will cope and get through. The answer is that you aggressively...

What Happens After You Suspect Parkinson

You notice that you have some of the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Maybe you drool at night, or you have noticed that occasionally while you are at rest your hand or finger trembles. You are concerned, so you make an appointment with your doctor. What happens next? Your doctor will take a complete...
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