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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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Melanoma Awareness & Tips for Prevention: By Dr. De Leon

Let the Sea Cleanse You “When anxious, uneasy and bad thoughts come, I go to the sea, and the sea drowns them out with its great wide sounds, cleanses me with its noise, and imposes a rhythm upon everything in me that is bewildered and confused.” ~ Rainer Maria  Rilke It is important to realize that

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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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Health & Beauty Tips #12: Creativity & Parkinson’s Disease by Dr. De Leon

“Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way!” -Edward de Bono The biggest challenged we all face in living with this illness is the disconnection that occurs gradually between our of minds and our bodies! How do you survive? Much less thrive in a world designed

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