Work is extra stressful with Parkinson's

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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a doctor tell a patient that they have parkinson's

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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deep brain stimulation for people with Parkinson's

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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Are you a Parkinson’s Warrior?

Ever since I developed this website, people have asked me: “what is a Parkinson’s Warrior,” and “How do I know if I am one?” I’m here to dispel any myths…

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