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…

Read more »
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…

Read more »
pesticides

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…

Read more »
Parkinson's word cloud

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…

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 »