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  • Parkinson’s and Swallowing

    Fact sheets

    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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  • Brain Health

    Fact sheets

    There is much importance given to medication in Parkinson’s management.

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  • Respite Care Funding

    Carers & Families

    Caring for another person is challenging. That is why taking a break every so often is important for both the physical and mental health of carers.

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  • Parkinson's and Fatigue

    Fact sheets

    Many people with Parkinson’s experience fatigue and it can have a major impact on your well-being. However there is a lot you can do to manage fatigue so that it doesn’t cause you so many problems.

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  • Parkinson's and the Bladder

    Fact sheets

    Bladder problems are more common for people with Parkinson’s than in the general population. Here we look at what causes these problems and what you can do to treat and prevent bladder problems you may experience.

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  • Safe Transfers

    Carers & Families

    Carers for people with Parkinson's may need to help them sit, stand or rise from bed. However if not done properly, carers risk injuring themselves, particularly their backs, and the person the care for.

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  • Parkinson's and Pain

    Fact sheets

    People with Parkinson’s often experience pain. For many, the pain stems from reduced mobility and postural changes. Parkinson’s often leads to stiffness in muscles and this may affect the adjacent joints.

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  • Parkinson's and Tremor

    Fact sheets

    A tremor is an involuntary, rhythmical movement that affects one or more parts of the body.

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  • Support for Carers After Bereavement

    Carers & Families

    Bereavement after being a carer can be a difficult and trying time. Carers experience many feelings and issues when the person they cared for dies. Here's how grief may affect you and how you can find the support you need.

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