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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: 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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    Ask the MD: Sense of Smell Is a Window into Brain Health

    Loss of sense of smell can be one of the earliest signs of disease, including Parkinson’s. Learn more about smell, how and why it can change, and what you can do.

  • Brain Health Diet Guide

    Diet, Brain Health and Parkinson’s: New Guide

    MJFF’s new, free guide includes the latest information, tips and research on eating to boost brain and ease Parkinson’s symptoms plus much more!

  • Patients and Doctor

    Ask the MD: Skin Changes and Parkinson’s

    Parkinson’s can affect the skin, causing rashes and raising risk for skin cancer. Learn more about these symptoms and potential treatment options.

  • New Data on Extended-Release Amantadine for Dyskinesia

    Ask the MD: Does Parkinson’s Have a Signature Scent?

    Scientists have identified a characteristic scent on the skin of people with Parkinson’s disease. This may be a tool for earlier and easier diagnosis.

  • WSJ: New Results Suggest Deep Brain Stimulation Benefits Psychiatric Conditions

    Ask the MD: Stimulating the Brain to Treat Parkinson’s

    Non-invasive brain stimulation is a promising potential tool to treat Parkinson’s motor and non-motor symptoms.

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