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Parkinson’s Treatment Tips for Dyskinesia

What are dyskinesias and how can I manage them? Dyskinesias are abnormal, involuntary movements that occur in response to repeated dopamine-replacement therapy (Brotchie 2005; Olanow 2001). Sometimes, they can be debilitating. These motor complications are typically “choreiform”. Chorea comes from the Greek word meaning “to dance”, so the dyskinesias looks…

Parkinson’s Treatment Tips for Constipation

Over the years we have noticed that Parkinson’s disease patients commonly present with constipation.  We always recommend as much daily vigorous exercise as is possible, and drinking 6-8 glasses of water a day.  If that doesn’t work, we have over the last ten…

National Parkinson Foundation site gets a reboot

Congratulations to our friends at the NPF! Last month they completely redesigned their website and it seems much easier to find what you are interested in. Please go have a look and let them know what you think!…