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Substantial Matters: Life & Science of Parkinson’s

Mar 2, 2021

El cuidado de largo plazo es un tipo de seguro que puede ayudar a cubrir el costo de un servicio por si uno llega a enfermar y no puede cuidar de sí mismo. La directiva avanzada le da a uno la oportunidad de escribir antes de que enferme todo lo que desea que le pase o cómo desea que le traten, por ejemplo, en un...


Feb 23, 2021

A major thrust of Parkinson’s research today is exploring potential ways to slow the progression of the disease. Exercise may be one way and is recommended. Another possible approach is nutrition, although the evidence is not as solid as for exercise. Nonetheless, there is evidence that good nutrition and...


Feb 9, 2021

It is estimated that about one in six people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) taking dopaminergic medication will develop an impulse control disorder (ICD) sometime during the course of their disease. Such impulsive behaviors may include uncontrolled gambling, eating, shopping, sexual activity, or punding, a purposeless...


Jan 26, 2021

People with Parkinson’s disease (PD) may experience two seemingly contradictory movement problems. One, bradykinesia, is slowness of movement and is a cardinal symptom of the disease. For a diagnosis of PD, one must have bradykinesia plus either tremor or rigidity. Bradykinesia may appear as a reduction in...


Jan 12, 2021

El Consejo para personas con Parkinson, o el ‘People with Parkinson’s Council’ por sus siglas en inglés, de la Parkinson’s Foundation, es un grupo de personas que viven con la enfermedad de Parkinson, incluyendo cuidadores, que asumen el rol de asesores para la Fundación. Esto asegura que la perspectiva de las...