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5 Tips Parkinson’s Patients Should Know

Parkinson’s disease comes with so many unwritten rules. Trying to find all that you need to know about this illness, all in one place, may be frustrating to collect. There is so much to remember and so much that you might forget.

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10 Holiday Suggestions For Those Dealing With Parkinson’s Disease

The added pressure of trying to produce “the right gift” and to cook “the right meal” on top of dealing with your Parkinson’s disease probably isn’t of benefit to your condition…

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…

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.

Adapting

Nothing in our lives is for certain. Whether you are healthy or not, the one certainty is that things change. Plans change. The more flexible we are, the easier it is to adapt to change. Adapting does not mean you stop growing and learning.

Celebrate Your Life — You Don’t Have To Celebrate The Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s has taught me to appreciate every day, to appreciate and to truly be grateful for the good things and the simple pleasures in my life. Whether one has Parkinson’s disease or is in perfect health, the realization that a positive outlook not only makes you feel better but makes those around you feel better as well.

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Don’t Expect Everyone To Understand Parkinson’s!

We expect our loved ones, friends, associates, and colleagues to understand our struggle with this difficult ailment. Rarely, if ever, do two PD patients share the exact same symptoms as the other.