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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.

Rachel Dolhun, MD, DipABLM

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: Using your day-to-day for a better day with Parkinson’s

    MJFF Patient Council members share how they approach exercise, diet, sleep and other daily activities (“lifestyle”) to manage symptoms and improve life with Parkinson’s.

  • Grandfather and granddaughter laughing together

    In the Bathroom: Assistive Devices for People with Parkinson’s Disease

    Guest blogger, Karlee Pringle, discusses tools (assistive devices) to help people with Parkinson’s more safely and easily complete bathroom-related activities.

  • Dishing on Diet for Parkinson’s (Ask the MD Video)

    From plants to protein to probiotics, MJFF’s on-staff MD talks all things diet, Parkinson’s and brain health with a culinary medicine specialist.

  • Trials Testing New Therapies for Parkinson's Symptoms

    Ask the MD: A Skin Test for Parkinson’s

    Shortly after the announcement of a spinal fluid test for Parkinson’s, researchers share results of skin test for the disease, too. Learn about this test, how it compares to that in the spinal fluid,…

  • Brain scan

    Ask the MD(s): DBS Battery Replacement; What Can Go Wrong, What to Know

    DBS battery replacement, while a fairly straightforward procedure, is not always a “walk in the park.” Learn potential complications and what to do before and after surgery.

  • Patient speaks with doctor in an office

    Ask the (Guest!) MD: From Probiotics to Poop, Let’s Talk about Parkinson’s Disease and the Gut

    Wael El-Nachef, MD, PhD, a GI doctor, describes how Parkinson’s can impact the gut and what you can do.

Ask the MD has been made possible through the leadership of members of our Parkinson's Disease Education Consortium in conjunction with The Albert B. Glickman Parkinson's Disease Education Program. These partners' support allows us to furnish high-quality educational content to the Parkinson's community while maintaining our commitment to allocate donor dollars to high-impact research. Editorial control of all Michael J. Fox Foundation-published content rests solely with the Foundation.

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