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Ask the MD

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.


  • Ask the MD: Music as Medicine for the Mind

    Ask the MD: Music Therapy and Parkinson’s

    Music is a powerful tool that can ease many symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, such as walking, speech and mood changes.

    Music moves us, emotionally and physically. And it can be a…

  • Parkinson’s Disease and Acting Out Your Dreams (Ask the MD Video)

    Acting out dreams — yelling, kicking or punching in sleep — can be part of Parkinson’s. It could happen decades before diagnosis or years after. Dr. Dolhun explains.

  • Medical Marijuana and Parkinson’s Disease: New Resources

    Many people are curious about medical marijuana for Parkinson’s. Dr. Dolhun shares the latest in a video and new guide.

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    Ask the MD: Dental Care and Parkinson’s

    Parkinson’s symptoms and medications can impact dental health and care. Learn steps to ease symptoms and take care of your dental health.

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    Ask the MD: What Off, On and Other Common Parkinson’s Terms Mean

    Learning common Parkinson’s terms may help you better understand your treatment options and enhance conversations with your doctor.

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    MJFF’s Updated Guide on Thinking, Memory and Parkinson’s Now Available

    MJFF’s updated resource for people and families with Parkinson’s offers the latest information, tips and research on thinking and memory.

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