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Weight Loss in Parkinson’s Patients

Weight loss is a common problem among Parkinson’s patients. This condition, which affects the nervous system, can cause a variety of symptoms, including tremors, stiffness, and difficulty with movement. In…

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Fitness' role in Parkinson's progression

Parkinson’s and Muscle Cramps (aka Dystonia)

Muscle cramps, also known as dystonia, is a common problem among people with Parkinson’s disease. This condition causes the muscles to contract involuntarily, leading to sudden and often painful spasms….

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Chewing Problems with Parkinson’s

One of the lesser-known symptoms of Parkinson’s is problems with chewing, which can make it difficult for individuals with the disease to eat properly and maintain a healthy diet. Problems…

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Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) in Parkinson’s

Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is a condition that affects the legs and causes an overwhelming urge to move them, often accompanied by uncomfortable sensations such as tingling, burning or creeping….

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The Best Exercises for Parkinson’s Disease

Exercise is an important part of managing Parkinson’s disease, a progressive neurological disorder that affects the brain and nervous system. It is characterized by tremors, rigidity, slow movements, and problems…

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