Category: tips for sleep hygiene in PD

Is ReM Behavior Ruining Your Sleep? Here are some tips to improve life at night: By Dr. De Leon

This happened to my poor husband and me, as it does to nearly  1/2 of the bed partners of PD patients  around the world since REM Behavior is reported to occur in about 47% of Parkinson’s patients…. I have been having vivid dreams and talking in my sleep for years, I would not be a

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What If the Cure to Pain and Other Non-Motor PDSymptom was Sleep?: By Dr. De Leon

Those of us who have chronic illnesses like PD often experience chronic pain as well. This in turn leads to increased problems with sleep- falling asleep, staying asleep as I am experiencing radicular pain at this moment keeping me up! (fortunately, I have taken my medication and waiting for it to kick in so I

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Excessive Sweating In Parkinson’s Patients: by Dr. De Leon

Excessive Sweating In Parkinson’s Patients: by Dr. De Leon.

Excessive Sweating In Parkinson’s Patients: by Dr. De Leon

While I was still in practice, patients often would complain of having increase sweating particularly at night. Patients would often say to me; “I have a very hard time sleeping at night because of the sweats… and even Harder time staying dry!” I often concentrated more on the ‘lack of sleep’ and did not fully

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Tips for Dealing with Sleep Disorders in Parkinson’s : by Dr. De Leon

As many of you know sleep problems can wreak havoc with our lives if f we don’t get enough rest we are liable to turn from a mild manner soft spoken individual to an irritable cranky creature! Not only does poor sleep affect our mood but also causes poor concentration leading to memory loss, fatigue, increase

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