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Top medicines that worsen Parkinson’s disease or cause secondary parkinsonism

http://www.nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2013/10/top-medicines-that-worsen-parkinson’s-disease-or-cause-secondary-parkinsonism/

Some medications can worsen movement symptoms of PD, including slowness, stiffness, tremor and dyskinesia.
October 04, 2013

When do I need to see a physical therapist?

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Chances are you will benefit from a physical therapy (PT) evaluation and treatment if you have movement symptoms associated with Parkinson’s disease or other brain condition.
May 24, 2013

My mom has PD and almost every evening, any time between ...

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My mom has PD and almost every evening, any time between 4-8 pm she experiences hot flashes, she gets really red and hot from the neck up, while the rest of her body is cold. Is this a PD symptom? We …
March 05, 2013

Parkinson’s Paradoxes

http://www.nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2014/03/parkinsons-paradoxes/

Of the finer miseries of Parkinson’s Disease, perhaps paradox is the finest. Paradox flourishes at every level of PD. Just to start, Parkinson’s Disease robs you of the dexterity you need to handle sa…
March 10, 2014

Does Azilect slow disease progression?

http://www.nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2012/03/does-azilect-slow-disease-progression/

Azilect is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOB I) designed to block the breakdown or metabolism of dopamine in the brain. This means more dopamine is available for use by the nerve calls.
March 23, 2012

How can I tell whether medications are wearing off or Parkinson’s disease is progressing?

http://www.nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2012/11/how-can-i-tell-whether-medications-are-wearing-off-or-parkinsons-disease-is-progressing/

How Parkinson’s motor symptoms respond to dopaminergic medication changes over time.
November 27, 2012

Mid Stage Symptoms

http://www.nwpf.org/wellness-center/stages-of-pd/mid-stage-overview/mid-stage-symptoms/

Mid stage PD is marked by motor complications. Medications are still effective but no longer control symptoms smoothly throughout the day.   Motor complications described below are divided into two c…
February 21, 2014

Pesticides Linked to Parkinson's Risk in People with Specific Gene

http://www.nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2014/02/pesticides-linked-to-parkinsons-risk-in-people-with-specific-gene/

Several studies have linked pesticides with the development of Parkinson's disease, and now a new study has found a specific gene that may explain why some people are particularly susceptible to devel…
February 03, 2014

Does DBS affect speech?

http://www.nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2012/05/does-dbs-affect-speech/

DBS treats movement symptoms of Parkinson’s specifically tremor, dystonia motor offs and dyskinesia.
May 22, 2012

Is leg pain a symptom of Parkinson's?

http://www.nwpf.org/stay-informed/blog/2013/09/is-leg-pain-a-symptom-of-parkinsons/

Leg pain can be significant and have many causes; some related to Parkinson’s disease, some that increase in frequency with age and others that are more common in both conditions.
September 25, 2013

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