A Look At Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease

At the time of my diagnosis, I was said to be in the rare two percentile of patients. Now, according to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) it is estimated four percent of people with PD are diagnosed before the age of 50. It is estimated that 60,000 new cases are diagnosed a year and somewhere between 1 million to 1.5 million people in the United States are living with it.

10 Observations For People With Parkinson’s To Consider

These are just a few of my observations from living with Parkinson’s disease for over 30 years. I hope you find them to be of help and encourage you to share what have learned with me and my readers.

Why Did The Medication Stop Working So Fast–The Antibiotic Dilemma

When my medications turned off immediately for no apparent reason, I was befuddled and beyond worried. Not long ago a good friend experienced the same perplexing event with no medical forewarning.

10 Minutes May Exceed 10 Benefits!

I have strategies to counteract Parkinson’s disease, but like most of us, I falter and forget to use them. I am exploring a 10 minute a day mind and body exercise program to see if just adding this short time can improve my day.

Nutrition matters

Nutrition, health, and news to come from World Parkinson Congress (WPC) and the Brian Grant Foundation (BGF)

Nutrition in general is a vital component to our daily health and to someone with Parkinson’s, diet is even more crucial. Staying hydrated and eating the right fruits and vegetables will keep your digestion active to help avoid constipation.

Portland Countdown Podcast Starts Today and Every First Tuesday Through September 2016!

As you probably know by now, the World Parkinson Coalition’s big event, the 4th World Parkinson Congress, is coming to Portland, Oregon in September 2016.

Looking At Change

I for one, have never been great with change! The reality of the situation is that change happens whether I want it or not. The energy, time, emotion, and effort, that we spend could be used so much better if we didn’t chase what we know can’t be changed.

No Holiday For Parkinson’s Awareness

Those of us living with the illness as well as our care partners, caregivers, and close relatives, are all well aware of the physical, the mental, and the spiritual toll that Parkinson’s can take.

10 Tips for Staying Positive and Proactive

10 Tips for Staying Positive and Proactive by Karl Robb – asoftvoice.com Take care of yourself. The more you know about Parkinson’s, the better. You play the key role in your own health.