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Man writes book about Parkinson’s journey

Roger Fredenburg was 28 when he noticed the tremor in the fingers of his right hand. He dismissed it, figuring it was an inherited “tick” from his grandmother. As a hairdresser in an Omaha salon, he’d attribute the tremor to low blood sugar when clients noticed it — and promise …

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5 Ways Caffeine Can Make Your Life Better

The verdict is in: If you take your coffee daily and often, and abstain from smoking, you’re likely to live longer than the average adult, says a study of 500,000 men and women that was published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2012. “Moderate coffee drinkers live longer …

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Parkinson’s disease can affect any age

Did you know that APDA is the only Parkinson’s disease nonprofit that offers a National Young Onset Center? The Center offers a wealth of knowledge about what Young Onset Parkinson’s disease is, what you should know, and how APDA can help.

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Sleep Diary

Suffi­cient sleep is important for your health, well-being and happiness. When you sleep better, you feel better. The National Sleep Foundation Sleep Diary will help you track your sleep, allowing you to see habits and trends that are helping you sleep or that can be improved. How to Use the …

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THINK BIG and LOUD

by: Melinda Rodriguez,PT,DPT,LSVT-Big AQTS Home Health “If you are going to think anything, you might as well THINK BIG!” Donald Trump LSVT BIG is a standardized exercise protocol, delivered in 1:1 sessions by an LSVT BIG certified Physical or Occupational therapist. Patients are treated 3-4 days per week for 4 …

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