Guides for Living Well with Parkinson's
In easy-to-read, downloadable guides, movement disorder specialist Rachel Dolhun, MD, and other experts provide practical tips and real-world advice for navigating life with Parkinson's disease
When visiting family who have Parkinson's, you may not know what to expect or how to talk about and manage change. In this guide, Dr. Dolhun provides practical tips on preparing for and getting the most out of your visit.
No matter when or how Parkinson's enters a child's world, they will likely have questions about the disease and also fears or misinformation. This guide offers practical tips to help you have a productive conversation about Parkinson's with children of all ages.
Repurposing ó studying approved medications to see if they have benefit in Parkinson's ó can potentially speed drug development. This guide discusses how drugs are repurposed and what you should consider if you are thinking about taking a repurposed therapy while it's in testing for Parkinson's.
If you are considering sharing your diagnosis in the workplace, use this guide to help you outline your strategy, create talking points, deliver your news and navigate others' reactions.
After you've shared your diagnosis in the workplace, use this guide to help continue the conversation, manage long-term professional relationships and plan for situations you may face at work.
Many people with Parkinson's have trouble falling or staying asleep. For some people, the cause is Parkinson's disease; for others it may be a medication side effect. This guide outlines common sleep problems and their treatments and offers tips for good sleep.
No single diet can treat Parkinson's, but a healthy, balanced diet can improve well-being and ease certain non-motor symptoms. What you eat also may affect how well your medication works. This guide offers tips on what to include in your diet for general wellness, non-motor symptoms and medication benefit.
Lonnie Ali, wife of the late Muhammad Ali and member of The Michael J. Fox Foundation's Founders' Council, offers advice about Parkinson's and relationships and how to balance caring for a family member and yourself.
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Fellowship-trained movement disorders specialist leading medical communications for MJFF.
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