Latest Blog Posts Tagged "Ask the MD"
February 07, 2019
Levodopa is the most effective Parkinson's medication, but there are many misconceptions about what this drug can and can't do. In this video, Dr. Dolhun discusses the facts about levodopa.
November 15, 2018
When visiting family who have Parkinson's, you may not know what to expect or how to talk about and manage change. In a new video and guide, Dr. Dolhun provides practical tips on preparing for and get...
September 11, 2018
Dr. Dolhun discusses dystonia, an involuntary muscle contraction that causes painful, awkward postures.
July 17, 2018
Dr. Dolhun discusses deep brain stimulation, the most common surgical procedure for Parkinson's motor symptoms.
May 22, 2018
In this new video, Dr. Dolhun discusses genetic testing and genetic counseling in Parkinson's disease.
March 22, 2018
In the latest "Ask the MD" video, Dr. Dolhun talks about how doctors diagnose Parkinson's and how a tool called a biomarker may help.
January 25, 2018
In this new video, Dr. Dolhun talks about how PD can affect gait and balance.
November 08, 2017
In this video, Dr. Dolhun discusses how and why motor fluctuations may occur, as well as current management options and therapies in development.
September 14, 2017
In this video, Dr. Dolhun talks about a common side effect of levodopa and how it can be managed.
October 09, 2014
Dr. Rachel Dolhun joined the MJFF staff last week. She talks to us about what led her here and what her role in medical communications entails.