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…

Read more »
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…

Read more »
doctor with a patient

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…

Read more »
hope, the word, written out on a beach

What does hope mean for People with Parkinson’s?

Since Parkinson’s currently has no cure, there is a huge reliance on hope in the community among patients and caretakers. Everyone seems to be waiting for that moment when the…

Read more »
cod oil is sld everywhere, even gas stations

Does CBD Really Work for Parkinson’s?

There has been a lot of excitement around the possibility of using CBD – the non-high-inducing other half of marijuana – as a natural treatment for Parkinson’s. People with Parkinson’s…

Read more »