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The Search for a Biomarker

 

One of the frustrations for medical professionals in dealing with Parkinson’s disease is the lack of a biomarker, a medical test result that indicates there may be a problem. ... read more

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Focused Ultrasound – The Pros and Cons

 

A recent development in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease is focused ultrasound. Does this replace DBS surgery? What are the arguments for each? ... read more

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How Parkinson’s Disease Changed Our Lives

 

How did Parkinson’s disease change your life? How did it impact you and others close to Sandra? ... read more

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The Range of Symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease

 

Parkinson’s disease is complex. Did the range of symptoms your wife experienced come as a surprise to you? ... read more

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Increased Awareness of Parkinson’s Disease

 

Why is increased awareness about both Parkinson’s disease and caring important? ... read more

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Accommodating Parkinson’s Disease: Sleep

 

In my previous blog posts about accommodating to Parkinson’s, I talked about the importance of exercise and diet. This post deals with the third essential: sleep. ... read more

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Accommodating Parkinson’s Disease: Diet

 

In my last posts, I suggested that one key to living well with a serious disease like Parkinson’s is to treat it as a life problem to be accommodated. Last week, I talked about exercise. Now let’s turn to diet. ... read more

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Accommodating Parkinson’s Disease: Exercise

 

Dealing with Parkinson's as a life problem to be accommodated is a key to living well with it. Let’s begin with what, for many of us is the biggie: exercise. ... read more

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Accommodating Parkinson’s Disease

 

A diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease, like any long-term ailment, can be shattering. It can seem as if your life—at least a normal one—is over. But a disease is just another obstacle in life. Living well requires that we deal with it. ... read more

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Index of posts

The Search for a Biomarker
June 18, 2018

Focused Ultrasound – The Pros and Cons
May 22, 2018

How Parkinson’s Disease Changed Our Lives
April 23, 2018

The Range of Symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease
April 16, 2018

Increased Awareness of Parkinson’s Disease
April 9, 2018

Accommodating Parkinson’s Disease: Sleep
February 19, 2018

Accommodating Parkinson’s Disease: Diet
January 29, 2018

Accommodating Parkinson’s Disease: Exercise
January 22, 2018

Accommodating Parkinson’s Disease
January 15, 2018