Category: About PD

Parkinson’s Differs in Gender

If you’ve seen one person with Parkinson’s, you’ve seen one person with Parkinson’s.  A recent literature review by Italian scientists was published in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease, July 2019, describing how Parkinson’s disease affects men and women differently. PD is a slowly progressive disorder that affects movement, muscle control and balance. It is the …

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Parkinson’s Deception or Dog?

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Hallucinations: deceptions or tricks played by the brain that involve the body’s senses of seeing, hearing, tasting, feeling and smelling. Visual hallucinations are the most common type that occurs with Parkinson’s. They are either formed or unformed. An example of a formed image is a deceased, historical, fictional or living person sitting on the couch …

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How to Sneak Exercise into a Parkinson’s Day

  What seems impossible today will one day become your warm up. I got delayed in a post office line recently. The customer ahead of me was mailing a package to Italy with address issues. Within seconds, I knew the transaction was going to be time-consuming. But I needed to stay to mail an eBay …

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Sue Edge Finds Happy Place is Creativity

I don’t have a choice that I have Parkinson’s, but I do have a choice what I do with it. I want to go forward to my Happy Place. ~Sue Edge   Sue was diagnosed with PD in 2010 and was forced to retire for medical reasons in 2015. She had worked the previous thirty-seven …

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