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Bio-hacking Parkinson’s Disease

This originally appeared on Medium.com. Parkinson’s Disease is an incurable progressive movement disorder that leaves the body unable to move. As anyone with PD will tell you, the disease affects…

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Is Revealing My Parkinson’s Diagnosis Career Suicide?

When I was diagnosed with Young-Onset Parkinson’s Disease in 2011 at age 33, I was full-swing into my career as a media studies professor in California. Up until that point,…

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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…

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The Dread of Diagnosis

Here’s a story you may relate to… You have been feeling some minor shaking or a little bit of stiffness in your hand or in just a finger for a…

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What’s it like to get DBS surgery?

In December 2018, I had Deep Brain Stimulation surgery to alleviate symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. It was quite the experience, and my family and friends were in awe, not only…

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