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GLOSSARY/DICCIONARIO: Parkinson’s Word Terminology to be aquinted with ( Vocabulario de terminologias relacionado con el Parkinson) By Dr. De Leon

Bradykenesia – Greek term that means “slow movement” – it is one of the cardinal features of PD. Termino Griego que significa “movimientos lentos”- uno de los síntomas principales del Parkinson. Cogwheel Rigidity -tension in a muscle that gives way in little jerks when it is passively stretched -one of the cardinal features of PD.

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Health & Beauty tip # 21: Life after Parkinson’s- by Dr. De Leon

Is there Life after Parkinson’s? Many would argue and answer in the negative while others hold reservation inclined to a more optimistic attitude…. I would say a resounding YES!….There CAN be a GREAT LIFE after Parkinson’s… just look at Michael J. Fox ….he has been up and down ( now I feel like breaking into

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Health & Beauty Tips # 20 : Tools & Gadgets to Make LiVing with Parkinson’s Easier!- By Dr. De Leon

I am sure you all have experienced the frustration of doing a simple chore like breaking an egg for breakfast and 30 minutes later after having to wipe off counters and floors because you accidentally shattered the egg in your hand because of the rest or action tremors…or egg went flying off your hand onto

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Health & Beauty tip # 18: 10 Common Drugs to Worsen Memory! By Dr. De Leon

Since September is known as Alzheimer’s month and the East Texas Chapter of Alzheimer’s along with the participation of the Nacogdoches Pilot Club will be kicking off another walk-a-thon to END Alzheimer’s in just a few weeks…. I thought it might be good idea to discuss some of the commonly prescribed medications that can lead

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Consejos De Belleza #16 ¿Que es el Parkinsons? por La Dra. De Leon

¿Qué es la enfermedad del Parkinson? La enfermedad del Parkinson es un trastorno crónico y progresivo el cual produce movimientos anormales causado por la falla o falta o muerte de vitales células vitales nerviosas en el cerebro, llamadas neuronas. Algunas de Eestas células moribundas producen dopamina, una químicao llamada dopamina que envía mensajes a la

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Health & Beauty Tip # 14: Art of Caregiving -II By Dr. De Leon

” Throw in a dash of panic, a pinch of fear, add a tablespoon of manipulation, 3 cups of scheming, and a handful of pills”- Charles Swindoll and what do you have? Nothing but Chaos — Now, a few years later since my grandma passed away, ironically, I have now become the patient. I have been diagnosed

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Health & Beauty Tip # 13 : The art of caregiving by Dr. De Leon

“Do  what you can to show you care about other people, and you will make our world a  better place.“- Rosalynn  Carter Today, I am writing about a topic that has gotten me so enraged, I could no longer keep quiet.  Few blogs ago, I started to mention the difficulties navigating a marriage when a

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Health & Beauty Tips #12: Creativity & Parkinson’s Disease by Dr. De Leon

“Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way!” -Edward de Bono The biggest challenged we all face in living with this illness is the disconnection that occurs gradually between our of minds and our bodies! How do you survive? Much less thrive in a world designed

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Los Tulipanes Rojos : Símbolo de Esperanza y Expresión Artística Por La Dra. De Leon

Al prepararnos nuevamente para celebrar el tercer Congreso Mundial del Parkinson hacemos honor a todos aquellos que viven y luchan con la enfermedad diariamente. Este evento se llevara a cabo el mes de octubre del dia primero al 4 en la ciudad de Montreal. Hay se reuniran las mejores mentes scientificas y clinicas al igual

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