Category: Parkinson’s News


Symptoms improved with treatment changes in later stages of Parkinson’s

A recent study showed that changing up therapies in the later stages of Parkinson’s disease improved motor symptoms and other subjective symptoms. As a result, doctors should consider advanced therapy combinations — simultaneous or sequential — if initial therapy has adverse effects or efficacy declines. The findings were published recently in Neurology.

‘Correct your misspellings,’ the apostle and Parkinson’s disease

I RECEIVED AN EMAIL from a blog reader saying something like this: “Please do yourself a favor and correct your misspellings.”  Regardless of the reader’s intentions, I suspect she didn’t recognize the difficulty of writing a blog while tremoring from Parkinson’s disease, a diagnosis I received seven years ago at the age of 52.  Within […]