Latest Blog Posts Tagged "Ask the MD"
February 13, 2019
Listen to Dr. Rachel Dolhun tackle widespread myths about levodopa.
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.
January 31, 2019
Parkinson's can make it harder to get and stay warm. Read tips for keeping warm and staying safe this winter.
December 19, 2018
Focused ultrasound, a non-invasive surgical procedure, was recently FDA approved to treat Parkinson's tremor. It also is in clinical trials for dyskinesia, or uncontrolled movements.
December 13, 2018
Occupational therapists can help people with Parkinson's perform everyday tasks more easily, safely and independently.
December 04, 2018
Three DBS systems are currently FDA-approved to treat Parkinson's symptoms. While the devices have the same basic mechanisms, their slight differences can help you and your doctor choose the best opti...
November 16, 2018
Listen to Dr. Rachel Dolhun's tips for making the most of holiday visits with family who have Parkinson's.
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...
November 08, 2018
Researchers are studying gene therapy as a novel approach to treating symptoms and lessening medication needs in people with progressing Parkinson's.
October 19, 2018
'Off' is a term used by doctors and researchers in Parkinson's care and research but may be a less familiar term to those with the disease.