7 Ways to Self-Manage Your Parkinson’s Disease

We know that living with Parkinson’s disease can be difficult and the condition poses many challenges, however, there are ways that you can manage it to make your everyday life more comfortable. With this in mind, we’ve put together a list of seven ways to self-manage Parkinson’s disease based on information from Parkinson’s UK.

 

Educate Yourself

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The more you know about Parkinson’s disease, the more you can be prepared for what it has to throw at you. Keep up to date with all the latest research about the disease, find out if there are any clinical trials you can participate in, and if you’re on the newest medication.

Find out more the role of dopamine in Parkinson’s disease.

2 comments

  1. WHAT IS THE LATEST MEDICATIO? MY DR. DOES NOT SEEM TO KEEP UP ON RESEARCH. ONLY MY GRANDSONS HAVE HELPED ME; THEY BROUGHT ME SOME “POT” IT IS LEGAL IN CA. SEEMS TO HELP ME SLEEP. just 3 drops. WHAT ELSE IS THERE NOW?, I GET VERY SHAKEY LEGS AND HAVE TROUBLE WALKING. HELP

    • Karen says:

      Shirley: Are you seeing a neurologist, or better yet, a movement disorder specialist? Or are you relying on a primary care provider? Seeing a specialist who works with people with Parkinson’s can make a huge difference. Also, depending on where you live, there may be people doing specialized research. Where are you located?

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