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To help you and your loved ones navigate life with Parkinson's, a movement disorder specialist discusses Parkinson's research and care through blogs and videos.

Dr. Rachel Dolhun.

Meet Dr. Dolhun

Rachel Dolhun is a fellowship-trained movement disorder specialist, board-certified neurologist and vice president of medical communications at The Michael J. Fox Foundation.

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    Ask the MD: Depression, Anxiety and Parkinson’s; A Psychologist Shares What to Know and Do

    A psychologist who cares for and researches mood changes in people with Parkinson’s shares information and tips to manage mood symptoms.

  • Woman giving blood in a clinic.

    Ask the MD: Being a Woman + Having Parkinson’s = Unique Experiences

    Women who live with Parkinson’s have different experiences and symptoms than men with the disease. Learn how, why and what you can do.

  • Trust Your Gut When It Comes to the Brain (Ask the MD Video)

    MJFF’s on-staff MD speaks with a GI doctor about the gut-brain connection, microbiome, constipation, and more.

  • Patient on bed speaking to a doctor

    Ask the MD: Parkinson’s Swallowing Changes, What an Expert Wants You to Know

    A speech and swallowing therapist shares how Parkinson’s can impact swallowing function, outlines when to seek expert help, and offers suggestions for managing symptoms.

  • Scientist examining samples

    Ask the MD: What Does the New Parkinson’s Test Mean for Me, Today?

    There’s been a huge breakthrough in research — a spinal fluid test for Parkinson’s. What does this mean today for you and your loved ones?

  • Patient on bed speaking to a doctor

    Ask the MD: Good Sleep with Parkinson’s: An Oxymoron?

    Sleep is the foundation of our lives. Yet for many people with Parkinson’s, sleep is too short, not restful or otherwise impacted. Learn more about sleep and how it changes in PD.

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