Physical therapy

Can Parkinson’s be managed without medication?

After a certain point in a Parkinson’s Warrior’s life, which comes at a different time for everyone, when medications are beginning to cause worse symptoms than they relieve. Carbidopa/Levodopa begins…

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Mucuna pruriens

Do Mucuna Pruriens work for Parkinson’s?

As the author of the Parkinson’s Warrior series of books, I have been asked countless times as to whether the mucuna pruriens plant is useful for treating Parkinson’s. Let’s take…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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