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Podcast: Treating Parkinson's 'Off' Episodes

From Low Blood Pressure to Bladder Problems: A Look at Lesser-Known Parkinson’s Symptoms (Webinar Replay)

Parkinson's disease (PD) can affect the autonomic nervous system, which controls the automatic and involuntary functions our bodies perform, like heartbeat and digestion. Many people with Parkinson’s experience autonomic symptoms, like bladder problems, low blood pressure and constipation. Even though these are all common symptoms of PD, they can be hard to talk about. In this audio from our Third Thursdays Webinar replay, experts and patients open up a dialogue on these issues and share ways to treat them. 

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In this podcast, Jimmy Choi, Patient Council member at The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF), leads a discussion with expert panelists: 

  • K Ray Chaudhuri, MD, DSc, FRCP, FEAN, professor of movement disorders and neurology, King’s College Hospital 

  • Anna Hohler, MD, FAAN, movement disorder specialist and chair of neurology, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center 

  • Bret Parker, MJFF Patient Council Co-chair, executive director of the New York City Bar Association 

View a transcript of this podcast. 

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