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Cold Weather and Parkinson’s Symptoms

Cold Weather and Parkinson’s Symptoms

If you find your Parkinson’s disease symptoms are worse in cold weather, you’re not alone. Many members on MyParkinsonsTeam note greater stiffness, pain, and other symptoms during the winter months. Parkinson’s disease (PD) impacts a person’s...
Posted 11/12/2019
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Enjoying the Holidays While Living With Parkinson's

Enjoying the Holidays While Living With Parkinson's

Living with Parkinson's disease (PD) may change your holidays, but you can still have enjoyable and meaningful celebrations. Although Parkinson's may make some holiday traditions challenging, it doesn't mean you can't enjoy connecting with friends...
Posted 10/24/2019
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Learning to Accept Parkinson’s Disease

Learning to Accept Parkinson’s Disease

Accepting that you or a loved one has Parkinson’s disease can be an important step towards living the best life possible with PD. Coming to a place of acceptance is different for everyone. Some MyParkinsonsTeam members are relieved to finally have...
Posted 10/10/2019
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You've Just Been Diagnosed With Parkinson's Disease. Now What?

You've Just Been Diagnosed With Parkinson's Disease. Now What?

We all respond differently to information about our health. After learning you or your loved one has Parkinson's disease (PD), you might be stunned, scared, or even relieved to have answers that explain tremors, shuffling gait, or changes in...
Posted 10/02/2019
How good boundaries make life with parkinson's easier

How Good Boundaries Make Life With Parkinson's Easier

How Good Boundaries Make Life With Parkinson's Easier

There is an old saying: “Good fences make good neighbors.” Having healthy boundaries in relationships is important for everyone, especially for people with a chronic condition like Parkinson's disease (PD). Setting and defending boundaries allows...
Posted 09/12/2019
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Tap Into the Power of Directness: Use "I"

Tap Into the Power of Directness: Use "I"

Living with Parkinson's disease can mean having limited energy, time, and bandwidth. You may find yourself needing to say "no" more often than you did before you developed Parkinson's. Do you have a tough time being direct with others about how...
Posted 08/16/2019
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Who's the One Person You Should Always Keep Your Promise To?

Who's the One Person You Should Always Keep Your Promise To?

Keeping promises to yourself is a way to focus on self-nurture. This could mean making a commitment to "you" time on a regular basis to tend to yourself. Keep a regular date with yourself to focus on whatever helps you feel calm and centered in...
Posted 07/16/2019
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Telling White Lies

Telling White Lies

Have you ever told a white lie to be kind, to protect the feelings of others, or maybe to simply avoid stigma? You're not alone.For some living with a chronic condition, telling a white lie can be a way to save one's strength. Sometimes it's...
Posted 06/26/2019
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Say "No" by Saying "Yes" to Something Else

Say "No" by Saying "Yes" to Something Else

Saying "no" with grace and honesty can be challenging. Sometimes our fear of ending a conversation awkwardly or letting a friend or relative down can nudge us into saying "yes" to things that are difficult for us. When managing a chronic...
Posted 06/05/2019
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We Are All in the Same Boat With Parkinson’s Disease

We Are All in the Same Boat With Parkinson’s Disease

MyParkinsonsTeam is quite a unique site in supporting those with Parkinson’s disease (PD). It has been a real joy for me to connect with so many people from around the world who suffer with this disease or care for someone who has it, and to be...
Posted 05/20/2019
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