Category: Parkinson’s Care

Exercise and Parkinson’s Disease
23 Apr

The Secret Beneficial Links between Exercise and Parkinson’s Disease

The results of remaining physically active throughout aging are tremendous; however, for individuals with Parkinson’s, it may truly be a game-changer in the progression of the disease. Several recent studies are uncovering direct links between exercise and Parkinson’s disease, like the largest clinical study up to now, in which patients who exercised a minimum of […]

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Spending time with grandma
14 Mar

Before Visiting Someone with Dementia, Consider This Advice.

It may be a little intimidating to understand exactly what to mention and just how to act when spending time with someone you care about with dementia. And, sadly, due to a number of inherent symptoms of the disease, often relatives feel so uncomfortable they avoid going to see the person at all. Understanding a […]

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23 Apr

Move to Improve Parkinson’s Symptoms

Sticking with an exercise plan is difficult, and for those with Parkinson’s disease— who may struggle with rigidity, tremors, loss of balance and control over muscles— the challenge can seem insurmountable. However, movement therapy is gaining in popularity among the Parkinson’s population, due to the astounding improvements being noticed. According to Dr. Daniel Tarsy, Parkinson’s […]

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03 Apr

Diagnosing Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Early and Simply

Detecting neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, may be only skin deep. New research shows that identifying these diseases could require nothing more than a simple skin test. The promising study results could point to the first-ever method of providing a definitive diagnosis of Alzheimer’s in a living person, even in its very early […]

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26 Jan

Weight Changes with Parkinson’s: What Can You Expect?

Weight changes are often a side effect of an illness. Some illnesses, such as thyroid disorders, can cause the patient’s weight to increase, while other disorders may cause weight loss. Weight fluctuations can be frustrating. Patients with Parkinson’s disease, however, experience significant weight fluctuations that are more than simply frustrating. Parkinson’s patients can experience increases […]

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