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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Older workers

Redefining Productivity for People with Parkinson’s

Every Person With Parkinson’s (PWP) has been there; waking up to a self-imposed to-do list for the day, just to get none of it done. We end up getting down…

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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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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…

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