10 Early Signs of Parkinson’s Disease

Because Parkinson’s disease is a progressive condition, it can be difficult to spot the early warning signs. However, we’ve put together a list of 10 of the most common early signs and symptoms of the disease, according to the National Parkinson Foundation. This is one of the most recognized symptoms. Although there could be many other reasons for […]

Vaccines Against Parkinson’s Disease (PD)

Neurodegenerative disease is an umbrella term for a range of conditions which primarily affect the neurons in the human brain. Among them, Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most common disease in the world, and there is currently no cure available for the disease. As the incidence of PD increases, developing a vaccine that can […]

What occurs in the brain and body with Parkinson’s Disease?

Analysis: we may not fully understand what causes the Parkinson’s puzzle, but we do know that there is loss of neurons throughout the brain Parkinson’s disease affects approximately one in every 500 people, making it the number one movement disorder in the world. It is the second-most prevalent neurodegenerative disorder after Alzheimer’s disease. The disease is age-related […]

14 Famous People With Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease affects people from all walks of life, including those in the limelight. Here’s how luminaries cope with this condition. Raising Awareness of Parkinson’s Disease Ray Amati/Getty Images Alan Alda revealed today that he has Parkinson’s disease. The award-winning actor, best known for his role in the long-running TV series M*A*S*H, broke the news during an […]

“Sometimes, art can communicate what words cannot”

A new monthly art series – which draws on the experiences of people with Parkinson’s and their carers – launched last month as part of the Framing OFF Through Art initiative.   We spoke to Julie B., the artist behind the initiative’s first piece, about what motivated her to get involved, how art can offer […]

A treatment that has restored the movement of patients with chronic Parkinson’s disease has been developed by Canadian researchers.

Previously housebound patients are now able to walk more freely as a result of electrical stimulation to their spines. A quarter of patients have difficulty walking as the disease wears on, often freezing on the spot and falling. Parkinson’s UK hailed its potential impact on an aspect of the disease where there is currently no […]

17 Action Steps to Improve Parkinson’s Disease

17 Steps to Improve Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson’s disease is the second most common degenerative disorder of the central nervous system after Alzheimer’s disease.  It is estimated that 1% of individuals over the age of 65 are diagnosed with this disorder (1, 2).   In this article, you will discover 17 action steps to improve Parkinson’s disease naturally. […]

12 Things You Don’t Understand About Parkinson’s Unless You Have It

Sure, you can watch celebrities like Alan Alda and Michael J. Fox talk about life with Parkinson’s disease. You can read medical articles and understand the definition of Parkinson’s, which is a neurodegenerative disorder that targets the neurons in the part of the brain that produce dopamine. This results in motor symptoms like tremor, rigid limbs, balance and gait problems and […]

13 famous people you didn’t know had a connection with Parkinson’s

Michael R Clifford, astronaut The former United States Army officer and NASA astronaut, Michael R Clifford, spent over 665 hours orbiting the globe during his three space flights – one of them whilst dealing with Parkinson’s. The American astronaut hid his sickness for years, but eventually decided to share his story after realising that Parkinson’s […]

11 complications of Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease is a neurological condition that affects a wide range of functions. The changes that occur can have a significant impact on the physical and mental aspects of a person’s life. The hallmark signs of Parkinson’s disease (PD) are a tremor, slow movement, and rigidity. In addition, difficulty with coordination, a number of non-motor symptoms, and […]

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