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Alan Alda Reveals Parkinson's Diagnosis

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay ReporterTUESDAY, July 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Alan Alda revealed in July that he's been living with Parkinson's disease for more than three years."The reason I want to talk about it in public is that I was...
Posted 11/29/2018
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What are you thankful for?

As the year comes to a close, many of us at MyParkinsonsTeam are reflecting on the year and what we're thankful for. Living with Parkinson's disease isn't easy, but taking a moment to share gratitude with the community can help boost spirits. To...
Posted 11/20/2018
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Gene Therapy for Parkinson's Symptoms Shows Promise

By Serena Gordon, HealthDay ReporterTHURSDAY, Oct. 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A new gene therapy might help improve motor symptoms in people with Parkinson's disease who aren't responding to other therapies, an early study has found."This is not...
Posted 11/08/2018

Scientists Trace Link Between Head Injuries and Parkinson's

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay ReporterFRIDAY, Aug. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Links between brain damage and contact sports continue to emerge, with scientists now tying repetitive head impacts to a condition that can lead to Parkinson's...
Posted 10/26/2018
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Replace Fear-Based Thinking with Love-Based Thinking

"Replace fear-based thinking with love-based thinking. Every time you're making a choice, ask yourself if it's going to cultivate the experience of unity and love or the experience of separation and stress." – Deepak ChopraWe all experience fear....
Posted 09/09/2018
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Acceptance: Realigning Expectations and Extending Grace to Ourselves

"But that's not the way it's supposed to be!" is a common thing we say when our expectations fall short. It happens to all of us. Some members of MyParkinsonsTeam have found the practice of "allowing and letting be" in the midst of a trying to be...
Posted 08/29/2018
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What fruits and vegetables are in season?

One way to eat a healthier diet and include more fruits and vegetables is to eat what’s seasonally available. There’s a farmer’s market close to the office, so this past week's purchases were a cantaloupe, some basil, a couple of peaches. Time for...
Posted 08/27/2018
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The Importance of Trusting Yourself

Studies have shown that the more we take ownership of our condition, the more engaged we are in maintaining behaviors that help us live better. An important factor in having the confidence to take this ownership is self-trust. "If something...
Posted 08/16/2018
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Parkinson’s – The Path to Diagnosis

The path to a diagnosis of Parkinson’s can be a long and uncertain one. Some people have multiple chronic conditions, making it difficult for doctors to identify whether motor symptoms are caused by a disease or a medication. Part of the criteria...
Posted 08/13/2018
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Stages of Parkinson’s

There are five commonly recognized stages of Parkinson’s. Neurologists stage Parkinson’s based on the way the condition typically progresses. However, symptoms of Parkinson’s vary by the type of parkinsonism and between individuals. An individual...
Posted 08/13/2018
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