“We are ALL a little Broken…. last time I checked Broken crayons still color the same.” Trent Shelton I believe that we are all unique like the colors of my favorite coloring box of 152 Crayola Crayons; and even though Parkinson’s may strike each and everyone one of us differently we all share the same outer exteriorContinue reading “New Light On Parkinson’s! By Dr. De Leon”
“Your spark can become a flame and change everything!”- E.D. Nixon As we commemorate one more year of Dr. Parkinson’s Birthday, we are reminded of the great accomplishments in the area of PD and neuroscience since he was a prominent physician in London. Yet, human kind has been battling a form of ‘Parkinson’s’, if not theContinue reading “THE CHANGING FACE OF PARKINSON’S DISEASE : By Dr. De Leon”
Cómo Mejor Aprovechar de su Visita con su Neurólogo /Especialista de Desórdenes de Movimiento :By Dr. De Leon.
The Theory of Everything : By Dr. De Leon.
I know many of you have expressed the concern that some of the issues don’t get addressed or addressed in a timely manner when visiting your neurologist or MDS. This especially difficult to deal with since many do not live close to a neurologist and have to travel a way to go see them. SoContinue reading “How To Make The Most Out of Your Neurology/MDS Visit: by Dr. De Leon”
Changing the Tides of PD Stigma from Whispers and Staring to Support and Caring! By Dr. De Leon.
“I had plastic surgery last week. I cut up all my credit cards.” Henry Youngman As I get ready to undergo yet another diagnostic procedure I am reminded about the possible perils of navigating conscious sedation and anesthesia with PD. One of the hardest things is being asked to stop your medication the night beforeContinue reading “Tips for Getting Ready for Surgical Procedures When You have PD: 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 IContinue reading “What If the Cure to Pain and Other Non-Motor PDSymptom was Sleep?: By Dr. De Leon”
Excessive Sweating In Parkinson’s Patients: by Dr. De Leon.