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Living with a progressive movement disorder, like Parkinson’s disease, can be challenging and frustrating at times. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurological disorder that causes hand tremors, among other symptoms. In order to cope with PD, it is helpful to be aware of support groups, fundraisers, events, and other resources that can provide comfort and reassurance when times get tough. Getting involved with the PD community may help you to find others who can relate to you and increase PD awareness. Below, we have summarized a few ways in which you can get involved with the PD community. Become a...

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If you’ve stumbled upon this blog post, you likely have Parkinson’s disease or know someone who has Parkinson’s disease — a progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement. Perhaps you are looking for information, answers, or resources. Luckily for you, you have come to the right place!  Parkinson’s News Today is an online platform that shares articles and research revolving around Parkinson’s disease on a daily basis. It is a source of credible information for those who are interested in learning more about Parkinson’s disease, the symptoms associated, and ways to reduce or relieve the symptoms associated. Below is a...

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Both Parkinson’s disease and Essential tremor are progressive diseases of the  nervous symptom which cause tremors - generally in the hands, legs, trunk, and voice.  While Essential tremor is actually four times more common than Parkinson’s disease,  many people confuse the two because of their overlapping tremor features. While  these two diseases may seem to be the same, they are actually quite different in their  symptomatology and disease progression. It is important to differentiate between PD  and ET in order to find the treatment options that will be most beneficial to your  condition. Recently, researchers have discovered that artificial intelligence...

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If you or a family member suffers from Parkinson’s disease (PD) or Essential tremor (ET), you may be wondering:  How did I end up with this? Will my children end up with PD or ET? Is there a gene that causes PD or ET? PD is a progressive movement disorder that causes shaking, stiffness, and gait and balance difficulties, amongst other symptoms. Likewise, ET is a progressive neurological disorder that causes shakes to the head, neck, arms, legs, and trunk. The truth is, the exact cause of PD and ET is unknown. Scientists and researchers believe that these progressive movement...

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Receiving any medical diagnosis can be daunting. Accepting the news that you have Parkinson’s disease (PD) or Essential tremor (ET) may inflict feelings of fear, anger, frustration, and anxiety. Parkinson’s disease and Essential tremor are both disorders of the nervous system which cause uncontrollable hand tremors, amongst other symptoms. While they differ in many ways, both of these diseases are progressive, meaning that they worsen over time. Many people affected by PD and/or ET fear the unknown, and feel alone. A recent study conducted by Parkinson’s Victoria concluded that 55% of people living with PD report feeling socially isolated. However,...

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Mental Health and Parkinson’s DiseaseParkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive nervous system disorder that generally affects movement. Usually, symptoms start gradually and worsen over time. A slight tremor in one hand is often the first symptom of PD, but other primary symptoms can include stiffness or slow movement. These describe some of the motor symptoms associated with PD. However, often times we fail to recognize the non-motor symptoms associated with this condition. According to the Parkinson’s Foundation, about 50% of people with PD experience depression and/or anxiety related to their condition. Depression can be described as a mood disorder in...

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Parkinson’s disease is progressive neurodegenerative condition that causes loss in brain cell functioning. Parkinson’s disease was first discovered in 1817, at which point it was described as “shaky paralysis” in the literature. Now, it is referred to as a slow-progressing movement disorder with loss of brain cell functioning. Parkinson’s disease is more common among men than women.   What is Parkinson’s disease? The substantia nigra is a part of the human brain which couses densely packed dopamine-producing cells. Dopamine, a natural chemical released in these areas, facilitates communication between brain regions known as the striatum. This communication is what allows...

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The human nervous system is diacritical compared to other living organisms by being more evolved and complex. You can picture it as a great connection inside our body that allows us to use language and develop higher cognitive functions such as learning, imagination, creativity, and much more.Furthermore, the neurological helps to transfer information quickly to our brain and regulates many internal body functions.Many diseases may affect the nervous system leading to performance imbalance of some functions, such as speech or movement of the limbs. In this article, we will talk about one of these diseases called Parkinson's. We shall also...

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Parkinson's affects one of the most important functional parts of our body which is our nervous system. Every patient needs to understand this effect and learn how to deal with it. As we always say, within every Parkinson's stage lies a new hope.What Is Parkinson’s?Have you ever wondered how it feels to be trapped in a body that you cannot control? Wanting to talk but you are not able to. Wanting to move but you cannot. Trying to resist all the forces that are preventing you from moving and being the master and controller of your own body. You are...

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Good memory is what is engaged with our past. It's our way of communicating with others and knowing our identity. Having a good memory is a quality humans take for granted. This quality can be lost for people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease’s dementia. It is important to have an idea about this disease to increase the treatment chances. Greater hope is connected to the power of knowledge. What is Parkinson’s Dementia?Parkinson’s disease dementia is directly related to the decline in reasoning and thinking that develops in many Parkinson’s patients at least a year after diagnosis. Parkinson’s disease leads to brain...

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Is Brain Surgery the Solution to Ease Parkinson’s Symptoms? Thanks to modern age technology, we are able to create and invent new things every day that help make the world a better place. Scientists and researchers are able to find treatments and remedies for even the toughest diseases on the planet. Diseases like Parkinson’s can now be eased for the patients and symptoms are a bit controlled. It’s all thanks to modern age technology and cutting-edge inventions. This means that there is hope after all for all the people out there that need it. Parkinson’s Disease is a crucial syndrome...

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Your nutrition and health are very important in your fight against Parkinson’s disease. In a world filled with complications and diseases, you need to be more careful where you spend your time and how you choose to live. Taking care of yourself is the first step in resisting any type of disease or flu. Even if you have an incurable disease, having a healthy diet can still increase your immune system.People with Parkinson’s always fear the worst. We can’t blame them because this disease is very difficult and may cause depression. What we do suggest is that they eat healthily...

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A lot of people don’t know how important it is to adapt an exercise routine for your health. Most people think they know the benefits of training and going to the gym, but do they really know what else they can benefit from it? Parkinson’s disease is a very depressing and life-changing illness that people come by. It changes a person’s life and it can affect their daily routines with uncontrollable symptoms. These symptoms are usually detained by medical drugs or surgery. That’s about to change now in the article below.Sports, in general, are healthy for everyone, not just people...

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  There are always falls assumptions around the fact of a person growing old. They say with growing old; more diseases consume your body and you live a horrible life with your weak body. diseases like Parkinson’s, COVID, and others attack your immune system and make you vulnerable to death. However, that’s not completely true! “A man growing old becomes a child again.” – Sophocles Growing old means you get to enjoy life the way it was meant to be experienced. With all the obstacles you conquered, choices you had to make, and intellect you built, life starts to brighten...

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You can’t believe myths and regular facts that people come up with on a daily basis. The internet is full of incorrect information and people trying to convince you of their intelligence. There are some things that are considered inevitable while others need professional consultation. With that being said, if you have any medical concerns or issues you like to know about, consult a professional! If you rely on public opinion and what others say, you will have doubts about the simplest illnesses and diseases. In this article, we’re about to discuss one of the commonly asked questions around Parkinson’s...

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We hit bumps in the road more than we drive on smooth ones. Nothing is ever straight forward no matter how easy the journey is. It almost seems as if life is telling you to give up and throw in the towel. “There’s always hope for a better tomorrow.” No matter how hard you fall, there’s always room for trying again. You need to bounce back up and prevail over your difficulties, and Parkinson’s is one of them. What is Parkinson’s It’s a nerve disease that takes over your ability to control your hands, legs, and other physical movements. It’s...

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Imagine your ordinary life becoming extraordinary! Imagine everything you used to do as a routine becomes a difficult task, with a lot of pre-thought and preparation. I know it’s hard to think about or anticipate, even as a subjective matter. But it happens with people who have “Parkinson’s,” who find it very difficult to cope with the “tremors” they are experiencing. These tremors negatively affect their lives socially, health-wise, and physically. Also, this process haunts their minds with negative thoughts. The most important question, “Is Parkinson’s fatal?” And what is the life expectancy for people with Parkinson’s? So in this...

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What essential oils are good for people with Parkinson’s symptoms? Essential Tremors Natural Remedy Parkinson’s Syndrome may be hard to control or heal. Parkinson’s doctors have been working hard through the past years to invent and discover new treatments for parkinsonism and essential tremors. They try coming up with some support solutions and alternative treatments in addition to natural treatment and remedies available around, which includes vitamins and essential oils that could help reduce the effects of tremors. Being diagnosed with Parkinson’s syndrome creates anxiety and psychological disturbances for patients. Using essential oils, made from natural components, will ease the...

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Never lose hope or your patience because these things are what make humankind a unique species. With diseases and viruses spreading all over the world and newly evolved viruses being discovered in the course of time, it’s having us doubt our abilities and nature of being able to save each other. Don’t give up just yet because science and technology aren’t resting until they find well-deserved treatments and cures.   Learn to adapt and to live with your circumstances. Stay strong for yourself and others! There’s no doubt that new diseases and evolved viruses have been discovered recently, and for...

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Thanks to technology and modern age science we are able, with the machines built, to diagnose almost any disease and might even cure it. Diagnoses are an important part of medical examination for without the proper tools and facilities to analyze and tell what a patient has or suffers from, then the medication prescribed won’t do much good. That’s why these inventions are helping mankind’s’s health health in many ways.. As the world falls and nature crumbles down, technology rises to the occasion to save humankind and mother nature. It seems to us that technology and science have us covered...

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