Mucuna pruriens

Do Mucuna Pruriens work for Parkinson’s?

As the author of the Parkinson’s Warrior series of books, I have been asked countless times as to whether the mucuna pruriens plant is useful for treating Parkinson’s. Let’s take…

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sleep troubles may be a sign of something wirth discussing with your doctor

What is REM Sleep Disorder?

In order to get a good night’s sleep, we need to spend a certain amount of time in REM sleep (Rapid Eye Movement). This is the time that our brains…

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manage your symptoms by tracking them

How do you know when your Parkinson’s has progressed?

Parkinson’s changes your body gradually, and not always worsening it when it does. I once had a terribly increased tremor that would not ease. I thought I was in the…

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Fitness' role in Parkinson's progression

How fast does Parkinson’s progress?

One of the most common questions we get on the Parkinson’s Warriors Facebook group is, how fast does Parkinson’s progress? As you will see, this is a complicated question, and…

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carbidopa-levodopa

Can Parkinson’s Be Managed Without Medication?

Many who are just diagnosed with Parkinson’s wonder if they can manage the symptoms of Parkinson’s without medication. The reasons are pretty obvious; when you go from never taking medication…

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