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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 (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.

  • Under-the-Tongue Apomorphine Therapy for 'Off' Time Submitted to FDA

    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?

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