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Happiness even with Parkinson’s

As the founder of Parkinson’s Warrior (the book, the Facebook group, the website), I’m often asked how to find happiness in life while living with Parkinson’s. I believe happiness is…

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What does hope mean for People with Parkinson’s?

Since Parkinson’s currently has no cure, there is a huge reliance on hope in the community among patients and caretakers. Everyone seems to be waiting for that moment when the…

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Bio-hacking Parkinson’s Disease

This originally appeared on Medium.com. Parkinson’s Disease is an incurable progressive movement disorder that leaves the body unable to move. As anyone with PD will tell you, the disease affects…

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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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