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9 Super Foods to Boost the Immune System

With winter just around the corner, it’s time we all started to look after ourselves a little more. Avoiding germs is one thing, but we can also try and boost our immune systems by getting plenty of sleep and eating the right foods. Here are nine foods well-known for their…

Advanced Parkinson’s Disease: Noel’s Story

In this Veterans Health Association video, we learn a little more about advanced Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Nicholas Galifianakis from San Francisco VAMC, talks about the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease in later stages, including dementia, depression, incontinence and urinary problems. MORE: Discover what dopamine is and what role it…

What Causes Anxiety in Parkinson’s Disease?

Anxiety is a state of mind which can give the sufferer feelings of agitation and nervousness. Moods can often be foreboding and difficult to snap out of. People who live with Parkinson’s disease may also suffer from anxiety for several reasons. MORE: The five stages of Parkinson’s disease According to the…

18 Tips for Getting Dressed With Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease can affect a person’s ability to do everyday tasks and chores, making even the easiest things complex and frustrating. Getting dressed requires both fine and gross motor skills which may pose difficulties to those living with Parkinson’s disease, but there are ways to make getting dressed easier, according to…

10 Complications of Parkinson’s Disease

As well as the symptoms usually associated with Parkinson’s disease like rigidity and tremors, those living with the condition may also experience other complications. According to the Mayo Clinic, these complications may include: Cognitive Problems Cognitive problems tend to occur in the later stages of the disease, where thinking…

The Importance of Oral Health in Parkinson’s Disease

Oral health is essential for everyone, but people living with Parkinson’s disease need to pay particular attention to their mouth, teeth and gums to limit any problems. MORE: Three causes of psychosis in Parkinson’s disease According to the National Parkinsons Foundation, Parkinson’s disease can affect oral health…

9 Tips for Getting Rest and Sleep With Parkinson’s Disease

The physical symptoms of Parkinson’s disease can often prevent those who live with the condition from getting a good night’s sleep and adequate rest. The restorative effects of sleep can improve health and help those with Parkinson’s disease better manage the disease on a daily basis, so ensuring they get enough quality sleep is…

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