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Is Parkinsonism different from Parkinson’s Disease? by heroteo heroteo Posted Mon 05 Oct 2009 10:03pm Joined: 20 Jan 2007Posts: 90 Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2009 6:36 pm Post subject: Post of the Week-6/29/09 Is Parkinsonism different from Parkinson's Disease? Parkinsonism simply refers to a person who has symptoms that look like Parkinson’s disease, but after careful scrutiny they are found not to have regular idiopathic Parkinson’s disease. T ... Read on »
Parkinson’s Awareness Month, Day 10: Team Parkinson’s by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 10 Apr 2011 3:12am Posted on April 10th, 2011 by Sherri Woodbridge in Parkinson’s Awareness Month, Day 10: Team Parkinson’s – The Captains, The Players, The Benchsitters, and The Fans Whether you’ve got ‘regular’ Parkinson’s disease (disease manifests itself after age 55-65) or have been diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson ... Read on »
Parkinson’s Awareness Month, Day Three: Parkinson’s Hurts by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 03 Apr 2010 12:06am 2 Comments April 3, 2010 Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month, Statistic #3: Parkinson’s Hurts Dystonia, severe, forceful, sustained twisting movement and postures, can be associated with Parkinson’s disease and Dystonic spasms are among the most painful symptoms a Parkinson  patient can have.   The limbs, trunk, n ... Read on »
Parkinson’s Awareness Month, Day Three: Parkinson’s Hurts by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 03 Apr 2011 3:06am Posted by Sherri Woodbridge in April 3, 2010 Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month, Statistic #3: Parkinson’s Hurts Dystonia, severe, forceful, sustained twisting movement and postures, can be associated with Parkinson’s disease and Dystonic spasms are among the most painful symptoms a Parkinson  patient c ... Read on »
Parkinson’s Disease, Jesus, and the Humor in Parkinson’s Disease by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 10 Aug 2011 7:39pm Posted on August 10th, 2011 by Sherri in Second leg of ‘road trip to the doctor visit’… Here in Santa Cruz for a day. We left temperatures of 103 degrees (on the porch, in the afternoon heat) and are now in fog at 74 degrees. It’s almost downright cold. The drive down was mostly uneventful. I was able to ge ... Read on »
Review: The New Parkinson’s Central App from National Parkinson’s Foundation by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 26 Sep 2013 11:06pm The National Parkinson's Foundation has become a part of the App circle with their recent “Parkinson's Central” App, available through iTunes.   Parkinson's Central is a place that makes it easy for people to find out more about Parkinson's disease and explores several areas of interest. From general information about the disease, to ... Read on »
Sniffing Out Parkinson's: The Parkinson Associated Risk Study (PARS) by Kate K. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Dec 2008 3:42pm The PARS study is the largest study involving first-degree relatives of individuals diagnosed with Parkinson disease.  The goal of the PARS study is to better understand who may be at risk for Parkinson disease so that it can ultimately be prevented before it starts. This study will evaluate thousands of individuals that have a relative affect ... Read on »
Parkinson’s Awareness Month, Day 10: Team Parkinson’s by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 10 Apr 2010 12:12am Parkinson’s Awareness Month, Day 10:  Team Parkinson’s – The Captains, The Players, The Benchsitters, and The Fans Whether you’ve got ‘regular’ Parkinson’s disease or have been diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson’s disease, sooner or later you’re going to want to talk to someone about it who really underst ... Read on »
Parkinsonism Isn't Parkinson's Disease by Health&Fitness GuideforDummies Posted Fri 24 Apr 2009 7:22am The same symptoms that indicate Parkinson's Disease (PD) can also indicate other conditions, thus parkinsonism is a generic term referring to slowness and mobility problems that look like PD. Parkinsonism is a feature in several conditions that have different (and perhaps known) causes, but those conditions don't progress like PD. As a result, ye ... Read on »