Category: parkinsons symptoms

Could Parkinson’s Disease Cause or At Least Increase the Risk of Asthma? By Dr. De Leon

“Breathing is the greatest pleasure in life.” ~ Giovanni Papini They say doctors make the worst patients- I am no exception. In my entire medical experience, I have found that those of us who work in the medical field when confronted by illness typically have the worst most complicated and rarest disorders.  I am any

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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

#1 Cause of Cramping Toes & Legs In PD- By Dr. De Leon

“These cramps are crazy! But look on the bright side- at least is not a baby!” -unknown   In the past, I have written about the different causes of leg and toe cramping in Parkinson’s disease. However, the number one cause of cramping in those of us who have had Parkinson’s disease for many years is actually

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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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Tips to dealing with Apathy : by Dr. De Leon

Tips to dealing with Apathy : by Dr. De Leon.

Tips for Treating Swallowing Difficulties in Parkinson’s: By Dr. De Leon

Tips for Treating Swallowing Difficulties in Parkinson’s: By Dr. De Leon.

Tips to Prevent and Treat Neck Pain Caused by PD & Dystonia: By Dr. De Leon

Tips to Prevent and Treat Neck Pain Caused by PD & Dystonia: By Dr. De Leon.