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Just as the right diet and medications are key to living well with Parkinson’s disease (PD), maintaining emotional health is essential to your physical health. A person diagnosed with Parkinson’s often feels a flood of emotions, as do their loved ones. Accepting and successfully navigating those feelings, whether anger, sadness, grief or even denial, is…

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The Differences Women  Face With Parkinson’s Disease After being diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease 2 years ago my life has changed dramatically. I  immediately noticed a huge disparity between women and men. Especially in women under 50. The Parkinsons Foundation provides a wealth of information for all of your questions in regards to PD. I highly…

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I recently was able to travel to New York City during the holiday season to celebrate my anniversary. Traveling isn’t quite as easy since being diagnosed, but following these tips helped ease the anxiety of traveling. Plan Ahead Ask your neurologist to give you the name of a doctor in the area to which you…

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Prevalence Project When a large population of people have a disease like Parkinson’s disease (PD), it’s essential to have accurate numbers of how many people have the disease, where they live and why they have it. This information helps researchers, healthcare professionals, and even legislators determine how many resources should be allocated to addressing and…

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