Parkinson’s Warrior Books

Parkinson's warrior books

The Parkinson’s Warrior books are available now! 

Parkinson’s Warrior: Fighting Back and Taking Control


Nick Pernisco was busy with a promising academic career when a Young Onset Parkinson’s diagnosis at age 33 upended his carefully laid plans and almost derailed his life. This is the story of how he learned to cope and thrive – through education, self-care, and the power of adopting a warrior mentality.

PARKINSON’S WARRIOR provides information and inspiration for all People with Parkinson’s to live a better, happier, and healthier life. Through the lens of his experiences and learnings, Nick shows you how to move past grief to fight back and take control, so you too can become a Parkinson’s Warrior.

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Parkinson’s Warrior: Guide to Supplements, Natural Therapies, and Medical Marijuana

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Based on scientific facts and with references to studies and clinical trials, this is the Parkinson’s Warrior’s trusted guide to supplements, natural therapies, and medical marijuana. Learn which natural supplements and therapies can help reduce symptoms and which are a waste of your time and money. While there is no cure for Parkinson’s, newly studied complementary therapies can help you feel better. This book offers a trusted roadmap of where to start. Written by a Parkinson’s Warrior for other Warriors.

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Parkinson’s Warrior: Deep Brain Stimulation, A Journey to Relief

Parkinson's Warrior: Deep Brain Stimulation

On a chilly Thursday in December, Nick Pernisco woke up from his Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery with a few new holes in his head — and a whole new lease on life with Parkinson’s.

In the follow up to his best-selling Parkinson’s Warrior: Fighting Back and Taking Control, Nick takes you on an intimate, first-person journey through the full DBS experience. With candor and humor, Deep Brain Stimulation: A Journey to Relief offers inspiration and accessible information on what you need to know about DBS, what to expect along each step of the way, and the renewed possibilities for life after DBS.

If you or your loved one is considering DBS, but you’re unsure, or scared, or just want to know more, this book is for you.

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Parkinson’s Warrior: Mental Health

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Depression, anxiety, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbances, and dementia. These are just some of the mental health issues that affect People with Parkinson’s. Stigmatized by society and seen as taboo topics, these non-motor health issues take center stage in this book. Parkinson’s Warrior, Nick Pernisco, describes the various mental health symptoms, issues, and ailments affecting the overall health of people with this disease, and then presents clinically proven therapies that help to overcome them like psychotherapy, medication, natural remedies, and exercise, among many others. Get on the road to better mental health with Parkinson’s Warrior!

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