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Expert Voices: Caring for Mental Health With Parkinson’s Disease

In this installment of our “Expert Voices” series, Parkinson’s News Today asked psychologist Amy MB Sullivan to answer some of your questions related to implementing integrative medicine in Parkinson’s disease care. Sullivan is a board-certified staff clinical health psychologist and the director of behavioral medicine at the Mellen Center…

Expert Voices: Dealing With Parkinson’s Disease and Speech Difficulties

In this installment of our “Expert Voices” series, Parkinson’s News Today asked Samantha Elandary to answer some of your questions about Parkinson’s-related speech difficulties. As founder and chief executive officer of Parkinson Voice Project, Elandary has dedicated her career to preserving the voices of individuals with Parkinson’s disease and…

Expert Voices: Can Cannabis Use Help With Parkinson’s Symptoms?

In this installment of our “Expert Voices” series, Parkinson’s News Today asked Dr. Michelle Sexton to answer some of your questions about cannabis. Sexton is a naturopathic doctor who completed pre- and postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Washington, where she studied the endocannabinoid system and its roles…

30 Days of PD: A Heightened Awareness

Photo courtesy of Alan MacKenzie Day 30 of 30 This is Alan MacKenzie’s story: As a 66-year-old, I was sold for most for my life on the idea of retirement. In April of 2021, my entire worldview was shaken after hearing four words and two letters from a…

30 Days of PD: The Circus That Has Become My Life

Photo courtesy of Lori DePorter Day 28 of 30 This is Lori DePorter’s story: Do you remember the circus? Do they exist anymore?  If you can’t find one, come on over to DePorterville. When using the circus reference, my friend asked me if I was the ringmaster, the tightrope…