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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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What environmental factors can cause Parkinson’s

While Parkinson’s, is generally considered a genetic illness, appearing in people who are 60 years old and older, there are cases that Parkinson’s can be caused by environmental factors, and…

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Parkinson’s Glossary

If you’ve just been diagnosed, or you’re a Parkinson’s veteran, there may be terms you come across on the web in support groups. This is a short glossary of terms…

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Having DBS? Here are some questions to ask before surgery.

Here’s the scenario: you’ve undergone all of the required tests and you’ve been approved for deep brain stimulation surgery. Now you’re meeting with the surgeon or one of their nurses…

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Parkinson’s in a Pandemic

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly a million of us with Parkinson’s in the United States have had to switch to telemedicine for our neurological checkups; checkups that are usually…

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