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Parkinson’s News Today: A Look Back at 2017

With the holiday season in full swing, it’s the perfect opportunity to take a look back at 2017. It’s been a year full of ups and downs, and while there were definitely quite a few low moments, there were certainly quite a few highs. To celebrate the year that was,…

How to Live Your Best Life With a Chronic Illness

If you’re living with a chronic illness, it’s easy to slip into a malaise and feel sorry for yourself. This isn’t a helpful state of mind and it potentially means you’re missing out on life. In this video from NewLifeOutlook, Anna Scanlon shares her five…

4 Things to Consider Before Getting a Service Dog

Having a service dog can greatly enhance the life of someone living with a chronic disease. They allow patients to regain some of their independence by helping with small everyday tasks like opening and closing doors, fetching meds, acting as a prop or support as their owner stands, switching on lights and attracting attention…

9 Ways to Manage Brain Fog

One of the most frustrating symptoms of living with a chronic illness is brain fog. There are medications to treat many symptoms of chronic diseases, but sadly there isn’t yet a pill that takes away brain fog. However, there are ways to deal with it so patients can minimize its effects and…

Sweet Potato for Parkinson’s Nutrition

Nutritious Sweet Potato Do you enjoy sweet potatoes? Did you know they’re a super food that contain many nutritional benefits? The World’s Healthiest Foods, list numerous benefits of incorporating sweet potatoes into your diet. Some of these health benefits include increasing your antioxidant intake, consuming more anti-inflammatory…

Quote: Look Beyond Imperfections

Parkinson’s Quote: Look Beyond Imperfections When you have Parkinson’s disease sometimes you feel imperfect. Share this quote for Parkinson’s on Pinterest to remind yourself that happiness goes beyond imperfections. Maya Angelou once said, “Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to…

Ginger Turmeric Tea Recipe

 Antioxidant-Rich Recipe Fall is here, and with the changing season often comes increased pain and inflammation. It seems unavoidable and managing it can be challenging. Natural ways to relieve painful inflammation are sometimes helpful adjuncts in pain management. This ginger turmeric tea recipe may have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits. If…

Using Reflexology to Treat Parkinson’s Disease

Reflexology Have you considered reflexology as an option to relieve stress caused by Parkinson’s? Reflexology is an ancient practice that’s been passed down for thousands of years. The Incas and Native Americans may have introduced reflexology to South and North America, but proof of the practice dates back to 3000 BC in…

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