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Expert Voices: Integrative Medicine for People With Parkinson’s Disease

In the first installment of our new series, “Expert Voices,” Parkinson’s News Today asked neurologist Indu Subramanian, MD, to answer some of your questions related to implementing integrative medicine in Parkinson’s disease care. Dr. Subramanian is board certified in integrative medicine. She received her medical degree…

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…

30 Days of PD: My Father Taught Me That Life Is Precious

Michael Morale (left) and Nick Morale (right). Photo courtesy of Michael Morale Day 26 of 30 This is Michael Morale’s story: On Oct. 10, 2015, my father, Nick Morale, drew his last breath, but his battle with Parkinson’s disease started long before his passing. Not long after my mother’s…

30 Days of PD: Learning to Afford Myself Patience and Grace

Photo courtesy of Nikki Louiselle Day 25 of 30 This is Nikki Louiselle’s story: Nearly 4½ years ago, on Nov. 7, 2017, I heard words I was completely unprepared for… words that weren’t on my radar. “You have Parkinson’s disease.” As with almost any medical diagnosis, age, it…

30 Days of PD: My Aunt Is a Living Legend

Victoria Madrigal (left) with a young Jessie M.F. Photo courtesy of Jessie M.F. Day 24 of 30 This is Jessie M.F.’s story: I have 10 aunts, four on the British side of my family, six on the Spanish side. Among my Spanish aunts, one of them is particularly special.

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