6 Medication-Free Ways to Feel Better with Parkinson’s Disease

6 Medication-Free Ways to Feel Better with Parkinson’s Disease Medication, nutrition, and surgery are among the traditional treatments available to help people manage Parkinson’s disease, a neurodegenerative disorder that has no cure. But some people living with Parkinson’s are exploring non-medication therapies to hold off the worsening effects of the disease as long as possible. … Continue reading “6 Medication-Free Ways to Feel Better with Parkinson’s Disease”

Why Are Neurological Disorders on The Rise?

Why Are Neurological Disorders on The Rise? Medical experts are seeing a continual increase in neurological disorders that cause death and disabilities and neuroscientists are stepping up their research efforts to get to the root of the problem. Although specific causes of neurological disorders vary, some studies show age and environmental pollution are factors behind … Continue reading “Why Are Neurological Disorders on The Rise?”

Fighting Parkinson’s With Health and Diet

Fighting Parkinson’s With Health and Diet Parkinson’s disease poses a challenge to those who are diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disorder. However, studies are showing that along with medication, there are two important ways to fight the disease: diet and exercise. The Parkinson’s Foundation reports that nearly one million people in the United States are living … Continue reading “Fighting Parkinson’s With Health and Diet”

Parkinson’s Disease Latest News

Parkinson’s Disease Latest News Michael J. Fox cemented his status as a television star with his role as Alex P. Keaton in the popular 1980s television sitcom, Family Ties. Fox also branched out into movies and is mostly known for his memorable role as Marty McFly in the three Back to the Future films of … Continue reading “Parkinson’s Disease Latest News”

Parkinson’s Signs And Devices That Help With The Disease

Parkinson’s Signs And Devices That Help With The Disease Tremors and slowed movement are among the early warning signs of Parkinson’s disease. Now, a new study has added hearing loss and epilepsy as two initial symptoms to watch for when diagnosing the neurological disorder. The study also found that tremors appear up to 10 years … Continue reading “Parkinson’s Signs And Devices That Help With The Disease”

Parkinson’s Disease Rates Exploding

Parkinson’s Disease Rates Exploding Growing evidence suggests that a chemical widely used in industrial degreasing, dry cleaning products, shoe polish, and paint removers may be contributing to an increase in the number of Parkinson’s disease cases. The chemical trichloroethylene (TCE) is usually found where hazardous waste has been dumped and left out in the open … Continue reading “Parkinson’s Disease Rates Exploding”

Predicting Parkinson’s Risk

Predicting Parkinson’s Risk Dr. Michael Schlossmacher came up with an idea for calculating the risk of Parkinson’s disease in healthy adults while reading the book, Brilliant Blunders, which focuses on five renowned scientists and the major mistakes they made while researching their theories. The “blunders,” however, were an essential part of achieving scientific breakthroughs. The … Continue reading “Predicting Parkinson’s Risk”

Parkinson’s Care

Parkinson’s Care Regular physical activity and eating the right foods can make a positive impact on people living with Parkinson’s disease, recent studies have found. In fact, studies suggest ongoing vigorous exercise, particularly aerobic exercise, might help slow cognitive decline in people in the early stages of neurodegenerative disorder. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder … Continue reading “Parkinson’s Care”