Tag: health

Happy New Year-2017! By Dr. De Leon

With this in mind, I am aiming for the stars. But, first I want to thank all (you) my readers for almost 6 years of wonderful communication, interaction and allowing me to come into your homes. I think this will be our best year yet. I hope that you will continue to share with me in this

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Raising PD awareness ONE shuffling Step at a time. : By Dr. De Leon

As we approach a New Year, I am more determined than ever to continue the fight against Parkinson’s disease both on a personal level as well as a collective effort. As a physician, and patient I have been privy to many extraordinary advances in the understanding of this complex illness over the last decade. However,

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The Need for Vitamin D in PD: By Dr. De Leon

“Them bones…them bones..” Now that we just spent the last week or so traveling, spending time with family, and of course indulging in that delicious Thanksgiving meal is time to get back to basics especially as winter months approach where days are shorter with fewer hours of sunshine.  Are you getting enough Vitamin D in your

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Lack of Health Care Continuity is a Growing Crisis in America Especially for Those of Us with PD: By Dr. De Leon

“Broken trust is like melted chocolate. No matter how hard you try to freeze it  can never return to its original shape.”   Being a patient who is chronically ill has definitely made me more aware of one of the great problems we have in health care today- poor continuity of care. As we approach

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Health & Beauty tip # 30 : Put on some lipstick & show Parkinson’s who’s Boss? By Dr. De Leon

As we draw near to another years end, I want to write about something near and dear to me as a woman, mother, cancer survivor, Parkinson patient/ doctor and advocate! Female power! I began this blog, as away of coping with this illness and also as a way to show women everywhere who struggle with

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Consejos De Belleza #16 ¿Que es el Parkinsons? por La Dra. De Leon

¿Qué es la enfermedad del Parkinson? La enfermedad del Parkinson es un trastorno crónico y progresivo el cual produce movimientos anormales causado por la falla o falta o muerte de vitales células vitales nerviosas en el cerebro, llamadas neuronas. Algunas de Eestas células moribundas producen dopamina, una químicao llamada dopamina que envía mensajes a la

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