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Micrographia (Handwriting Difficulties) and Parkinson's

Micrographia is handwriting that becomes progressively smaller, more cramped, and harder to read. Micrographia is a common symptom of neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's. It is common for handwriting to become more of a challenge as...… read more >
Posted 05/25/2018
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Ready to Stop Judging Yourself?

"I was tired of listening to my harshest critic, the little voice in my head, so I became more KIND to myself." -Member of MyParkinsonsTeamYou may judge yourself and others every day without realizing it. Like many members of MyParkinsonsTeam have...… read more >
Posted 05/23/2018
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Driving and Parkinson's

For people with Parkinson's who are considering whether to give up driving, there are many questions and concerns. It can be a difficult decision. Not driving can result in isolation and the need to rely on help from others. As driving ability...… read more >
Posted 05/21/2018
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Being Yourself Is More Than Enough

"After years of feeling like I need to be better, stronger, healthier, and in control, I now know I am enough." -Member of MyParkinsonsTeamMembers of MyParkinsonsTeam experience the burden of Parkinson's physically, emotionally, and...… read more >
Posted 05/14/2018
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Healthy Eating and Parkinson's

Healthy eating can be difficult after receiving a Parkinson's diagnosis. Some medications for Parkinson's require timing your meals and reducing your intake of specific foods. Changing your diet can be challenging. Finding the motivation to eat...… read more >
Posted 05/10/2018
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Behavioral Changes and Parkinson's

Caregivers and those living with Parkinson's face cognitive, physical and emotional changes. People deal with it in different ways: adapt, react, or freeze. Read how other people are handling this. On MyParkinsonsTeam, the social network and...… read more >
Posted 05/04/2018
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Difficulty Swallowing and Parkinson's

"When I swallow I get an extreme pain in the back of the throat that radiates from my ears to the back of my head."On MyParkinsonsTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with Parkinson's disease, members talk about a...… read more >
Posted 04/27/2018
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Parkinson's and the Burden of Caregiving

Caring for someone with Parkinson’s disease can be a time consuming and challenging task, particularly for those whose Parkinson’s has progressed. Members who are caregivers worry about their loved ones’ unsteadiness or other physical symptoms...… read more >
Posted 04/11/2018
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Insomnia and Parkinson's

People with Parkinson's disease may experience a lot of sleepless nights or may even have trouble going to sleep. Lack of sleep can cause stress hormones to increase for some, while others experience not being able to stay asleep as a side effect...… read more >
Posted 04/02/2018
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Fatigue and Parkinson's

Fatigue is often a major and persistent problem for those with Parkinson's disease. Members experience fatigue as a state of being tired—not sleepy, but physically exhausted which has an impact on daily life. Managing fatigue is best done...… read more >
Posted 03/26/2018
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