Category: Parkinsons disease

Dare to live with a plan: Dr. De Leon

Dear Future, I am READY….. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams”…so keep dreaming. You will get there eventually. Many of us when we are first given a diagnosis of  Parkinson’s disease may feel that the end of the world is near or as if our lives are doomed.

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Camino al Mundial 2016 (Congreso del Parkinson -WPC 2016):Dra. De Leon

Estoy muy entusiasmada y agradecida de poder formar parte del comité encargado de los preparativos para un evento tan especial e importante como es el congreso mundial del Parkinson. Este evento se lleva acabo cada 3 años. El último se llevó acabo en Montreal. Este año se celebrará el cuarto Congreso Mundial en la ciudad de

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Clearing the Confusion about Confusion in PD with infections: By Dr. De Leon

Last week was a particular bad week for me, not only did I have a raging UTI-(urine infection) but boy was I in a state of fogginess and confusion which lasted all week. I was drowsy, sleepy, and unusually lethargic and could not remember anyone’s names to save my life. I was equally distracted leaving

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what’s wrong with me? by Dr. De Leon

http://www.familycircle.com/health/concerns/aches-pains/whats-wrong-with-me/ follow up on blog tomorrow…here and on Family circle as well as blog on PDF.org this week

How to Deal with the 6 Common Causes of Leg pain in PD? : By Dr. De Leon

One of the biggest complaints I hear from people in PD support groups is a continuous relentless severe leg pain. Prior to a decade ago, I as all my fellow movement disorder specialist would have not thought leg pain to be a direct precursor of PD or an initial non-motor symptom. My grandmother often complained

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Wearing off it’s hard to do! By Dr. De Leon

Wearing off it’s hard to do! By Dr. De Leon.

Wearing off it’s hard to do! By Dr. De Leon

  “He stopped loving me in the thick of my loving him.     He was finished but I was not.  I felt like I had been stopped in the middle of an orgasm.” ~ Stopped by Carmen  R. Rutlen When I was practicing I used to have an intellectual grasp of  the motor fluctuations ; yet never

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5 Best Coloring Books for Parkinson’s Patients: By Dr. De Leon

“Art is like chocolate for the brain” ~ G. Cohen There is a new trend of adult coloring books popping up all over the place that are designed to stimulate the mind. These consist of intricate designs from abstract images such as the ones in the ART NOUVEAU DESIGNS coloring book to images of iconic

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