Movie Review of “Awakenings” : by Dr. De Leon

“What lies behind us & what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what LIVES WITHIN us.”- Henry David Thoreau I had the chance to watch AWAKENINGS (PG13) for the second time not long ago. I realized that my life had come full circle in the nearly 20 years, that had passed between

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Health & Beauty Tip # 9 : Unveiling the truth behind Visual Problems in Parkinson’s Disease – By Dr. De Leon

At least 2 years before my Parkinson’s diagnosis, I began experiencing difficulty with night vision particularly in depth perception which progressively got worst thus making driving at night not only increasingly more cumbersome but also more hazardous. Of course being a neurologist my mind went immediately to a differential diagnosis including rare disorders like Refsum’s

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Love & Parkinson’s: by Dr. De Leon

Today on this day of love and friendship I want to remind everyone about the power of LOVE in our lives- as it is the biggest intrinsic dopamine producer of our brains!!! We all know that feeling of being completely head over heels with someone and feeling on top of the world, unable to eat or sleep,

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Health & Beauty Tip #5: When livin’ with Parkinson’s or just plain livin’ -Do the good you can.. by Dr. De Leon

Rule # 4 : Life is all about how you handle plan B A lot of you might be feeling frustrated, bitter, angry, sad or just plain anxious because prior to this so called Parkinson’s disease so many of you like myself had big dreams, ambitions and hopes for a different life than the one

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