“Life is short so smile while you still have teeth.” I wrote a while ago about the importance of maintaining dental hygiene particularly in light of a chronic illness like Parkinson’s disease. The slew of medications can potentially lead to tooth decay due to drying of mouth and wearing of enamel. However, keeping and schedulingContinue reading “Going to the Dentist Can Be a Challenge When You Have PD: by Dr. 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 deContinue reading “Camino al Mundial 2016 (Congreso del Parkinson -WPC 2016):Dra. De Leon”
“Follow your heart but take your brain along.” February is not only the month of love but is also more importantly the month in which we bring awareness to the 2 most important organs we have -our BRAIN & our HEART. Brain & heart health are extremely important for all but particularly for womenContinue reading “Go Red: A must for women with PD: By Dr. De Leon”
“The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.” Julia Child As we start a New Year, thoughts of health and staying healthy seems to be one of the foremost concerns in most of our minds, at least they are for me. Most of us who haveContinue reading “I am having trouble swallowing …could it be my Parkinson’s or something else? By Dr. De Leon”
Tips & Tricks: Traveling with Parkinson’s Disease – Part Deux: By Dr. De Leon.
Tips for Treating Swallowing Difficulties in Parkinson’s: By Dr. De Leon.
Tips & Tricks: Traveling with Parkinson’s Disease: By Dr. De Leon.
Spring break is fast approaching and many of us especially those of us with children look forward to this time of year to being able to travel as a family. Sometimes you even get to chaperone for fun on school excursions just as an excuse to see the world through their eyes! However, even though it now takesContinue reading “Tips & Tricks: Traveling with Parkinson’s Disease: By Dr. De Leon”
Tips to Prevent and Treat Neck Pain Caused by PD & Dystonia: By Dr. De Leon.