Tag: Living with Parkinson's

Pain is a common, but perhaps unexpected, non-motor symptom of Parkinson’s disease (PD). Up to 75 per cent of people can experience some form of dis...
Difficulty swallowing, called dysphagia, can happen at any stage of Parkinson disease. Signs and symptoms can range from mild to severe and may includ...
Mindfulness yoga — yoga with meditation and controlled breathing — eases anxiety and depression in people with Parkinson’s, according to a rece...
Fatigue is a common, frustrating Parkinson’s disease symptom. It can feel both physical and mental, from lack of sleep as well as from apathy, anoth...
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a “movement” disorder because its most recognisable symptoms are tremor, slowness, stiffness and, for so...
Many people with Parkinson’s disease consider or need surgical procedures to treat other conditions. These may range from a minor knee replaceme...
Getting together with family over the holidays can be stressful, especially if a loved one has Parkinson’s. If you haven’t seen each other...
Music is powerful — it moves us physically and emotionally, often transporting us back to a previous place and time. A foot will start to tap along ...
  Professor Simon Lewis has put together this great video titled “Living with Parkinson’s – A Survival Guide.   He shares some practical ...
Don’t let having Parkinson’s stop you from travelling.  Whilst it does present some challenges, with the right planning there is no reason why yo...

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