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 disturbances

Parkinson’s Sleep Disturbances Q&A

Do you remember when you first experienced sleep disruption? The first time I experienced sleep disturbances, I didn’t know that I had had a disturbance until the following morning. My…

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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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