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‘Freezing’ describes the experience of stopping suddenly while walking or trying to begin walking, and being unable to get going again for a period of seconds or even minutes.
The holiday season is meant to be a time when you take a break from the daily stresses of life and recharge. For carers that can be difficult to do.
If you have been taking a Parkinson’s medication that contains levodopa for some time, for example Sinemet, you may develop some side effects that can affect your movement.
If you’re caring for someone with Parkinson’s and also working, life can be demanding. Knowing when and how to ask for help and being aware of your rights at work often helps.
Dr Simon Stott is the Deputy Director of Research at The Cure Parkinson's Trust in the United Kingdom. He gave an overview of clinical trials for Parkinson's: Ongoing and the fu
There are 43 muscles in the human face that enable us to smile, frown and express subtle feelings.
We have looked around for some apps of interest to carers. With technology racing ahead at high speed, these days when people are faced with a problem or challenge, they increasing ask “is there an app for that?”
If you live in another city, town, island or even overseas from someone with advanced Parkinson’s, here are some ideas to bridge the distance.
Complementary therapies aim to treat the whole person including mind, body, and spirit, rather than just the symptoms. Here are just a few complementary therapies you may want to consider.
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