Tag: Parkinson’s symptoms

The Top 10 SPOOKY Things Living with PD which Can Send a Frightful Scream! : By Dr. De Leon

1. Getting PD Diagnosis– this can suddenly make your heart stop beating – feels like you have flat lined until a helpful friend comes along. 2. Losing control of your mind. I get off the car to check the mail only to see my car rolling down the hill because I just step out without

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Tips to dealing with Apathy : by Dr. De Leon

Scientists announced today that they have discovered a cure for apathy. However, they claim that no one has shown the slightest interest in it.” ~ George Carlin I hear the word apathy tossed around all over the place from different places and people who use this term loosely to imply “lack of interest,” or ‘deep

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What is Parkinson’s Disease? By Dr. De Leon

It has been nearly two centuries since the name of a famous English surgeon by the name of James Parkinson was assigned to a chronic neurological condition affecting nearly 10 million people worldwide known as Parkinson’s disease (PD).  For years Parkinson’s specialists have based their treatment of this progressive neurological disease on the clinical characteristics

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Dyskinesias- 8 Tips to prevent & manage DYSKENESIAs: By Dr. De Leon

The things I have learned about dyskenesias in a nut shell. They are not a sign that you are having fun because you look like you are dancing even if they occur at the beat of   your favorite tune. yes, although most of the time you prefer over being off or stiff, you can’t

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How To Make The Most Out of Your Neurology/MDS Visit: 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. So

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Tips to side step most common travel- related headaches in PD patients: By Dr. De Leon

As the country has been hit by numerous winter blizzard storms keeping a large portion of the population in the north indoors going stir crazy while the northwest is affected by the pineapple express, here in the south well is anybody’s guess what the weather is going to be like from one minute to the

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