As I have been dealing with severe Gi complications from both PD and history of ulcerative colitis, I thought I would cover this topic today on how to manage living with both illnesses. Not an easy task I assure you. As you… Read More

No where is being able to navigate living with a chronic progressive neurological disease more Important than in the ethnic communities. We as Latinos are far behind in not only getting prompt diagnosis and correct treatment due to financial, linguistic and cultural… Read More

Life is all about quality Not quantity! My husband’s first words to me upon arriving home this evening ‘was were you able to go see doctor?’ Before I had a chance to utter a word, he responded: ‘you canceled again did you… Read More

“LIFE GOES ON…” Hello my friends!  Happy Valentine’s Day to all my friends around the world! As always, I appreciate each and everyone of you and thank you all for allowing me to be part of your PD journey either as a… Read More

As we stand on the brink of a new year, is only human to want to find comfort in the past. However, we must remember that life is a constant cycle of seasons. If we want to be happy, we must learn… Read More

Anger in Parkinson’s Disease? myth, reality or cop- out? By Dr. De Leon

” Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which is stored than to that into which is poured…”   I thought I would write today about a very sensitive topic for all of us especially for… Read More

This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending the 200 years after Parkinson’s symposium hosted by HAPS. the staff did a superb job with nearly 400 attendants and a line of extraordinary speakers. Over the next few blogs i will discuss… Read More

Is the use of complement alternative Medicine (CAM) a good choice for PD? By Dr. De Leon

I thought that it was important to cover this topic since I read and hear many of you discussing the viability of these alternative treatments. Especially since there is a growing interest in our community to resort to use of complementary and… Read More

Subtle signs that show you have too much stress in your life: By Dr. De Leon

I have decided that “stress does not go with my outfit. so, I am breaking up with it!” you should do the same….. after all is not the stress that kills us but our reaction to it. I write to deal with… Read More

Intelligent Decision Making: by Dr. De Leon

” I regret less the road not taken than my all fired hurry along the road I took.” Robert Brault Many years ago when I first began this journey with Parkinson’s disease as a young doctor there were very few choices in… Read More