Friday , May 6 2016

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10 Essential Facts About Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson's Disease

The movement disorder affects each person differently, but tailoring your treatment for specific symptoms can improve your quality of life. Parkinson’s disease, a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that affects nerve cells in the brain and makes movement difficult, affects an estimated one million people in the United …

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Author shares life with Parkinson’s

Elderley woman using tablet computer

HERMISTON — An author who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease in 2008 at age 62 will share about her new book, “If I can Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, Why Can’t I Brush my Teeth? Courage, Tenacity and Love Meet Parkinson’s Disease.” Sponsored by Hermiston’s Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, Parkinson’s Resources of …

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The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) has posted a series of downloadable publications. There are booklets, supplements, Brochures and Other Materials available to you. Here is the list of the publications: Booklets: Parkinson’s Disease Handbook Be Active – A Suggested Exercise Program Good Nutrition in Parkinson’s Disease Be Independent, Equipment …

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Parkinsonism, Parkinsonian, and Parkinson Disease

By: Dr. Vikki Alvarez Neurologist, Movement Disorders Specialist Parkinsonism is any condition that causes a combination of the movement abnormalities— such as tremor, slow movement, impaired speech or muscle stiffness. Patients with combination of these abnormal findings on examination as commonly identified as Parkinsonian patients. The most common cause of …

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