The Theory of Everything : By Dr. De Leon.
Keeping Track of Doctors Bills : By Dr. De Leon.
” I am not telling you is going to be easy, I am telling you is going to be worth it!” As many of you may already know, November is caregivers’ month; thus, I will talk about an issue that affects caregivers and patients alike. The care giver has many responsibilities and roles in makingContinue reading “Keeping Track of Doctors Bills : By Dr. De Leon”
Last month I have been dealing with my dad’s terminal illness. I have had my moments of frustration as many of you have in taking care of loved ones with chronic illnesses like PD because sometimes what we think is best for them is not what they think is best for them. So how doContinue reading “Tips for Making Life Easier for Both Caregivers & Chronically Ill Alike : By Dr. De Leon”
“One person caring about another represents life’s greatest value.” Jim Rohn It seems as if the whole last decade has been an unending parade of sick people with chronic illness revolving though my doors. So, I have become somewhat of a caregiver guru… I think that these events along with my own illness have beenContinue reading “Things I Learned About Being a Caregiver While Taking Care of Those I love”
Parkinson’s can affect young and old in all walks of life, although it is typically more common in those over 55 (known as Idiopathic Parkinson’s Disease). But it can strike young people even in their 20’s (younger age prior to 40 is known as Young Onset Parkinson’s). In the United States there are nearly 1.5Continue reading “Parkinson’s: Not Just a Disease of Your Grandparents : by Dr. De Leon”
“Gotta go! Gotta Go!” I am sure all of you have seen or heard of this commercial. Unfortunately, for many of us living with PD this is more than a jingle….. IT IS A REALITY! Every time you step into new place you have to scope it out to know where the nearest restroom isContinue reading “4 Common Causes of Bladder Problems in Parkinson’s Patients : By Dr. De Leon”
“Be true to your teeth, or they will be false for you.” Soupy sales It is true that Parkinson’s in rare instances has been diagnosed by very astute dentists who saw tale tell signs and referred them to a specialist who confirmed diagnosis but this is the exception rather than the rule. So, it isContinue reading “Tips on How to Maintain Dental Care & Oral Hygiene In Parkinson’s Patients: By Dr. De Leon”
I have often said that being a neurologist was infinitesimally much easier than raising kids. Even in the toughest crises of life and death situations, I often felt much more at ease dealing with some of the complex issues of medicine /neurology than being a mom. After all, I spent 12 years training to becomeContinue reading “Raising children in the midst of Parkinson’s disease By Dr. De Leon”