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Sherri W. Patient Expert

Medford, Oregon
Crazy. Sincere. Full of joy. Loves to sing. Takes wrong turns. Never asks for directions. Never... Full Bio
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Just for Fun by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health (below) hahahahahah…       The post appeared first on . Read on »
Think Big! by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I was put on the trail of a physical therapy program by one of our Parkinson's Journey Facebook group members this morning. The trail traveled: LSVT's Think Big Physical ... Read on »
A Dragon vs. Little Monster by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health One thing. Really, just one thing. Growing up, I felt like I had one thing I was good at. My handwriting. Dumb, I know. But true. In third grade, I learned to ... Read on »
Grieving Over the Loss of You by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Gayle's Bakery. The place for a decadent, warm, flaky authentic French Chocolatine or a warm, flaky , mouth-watering Croissant d'Amande. The best. I now think I am ver ... Read on »
What is Parkinson’s Disease? by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health     The post appeared first on . Read on »
The Importance of Water by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health And now, this important reminder from SPARKPEOPLE … Is water important? Well let’s see, other than making up 50%-60% of our bodies, regulating body temperature, ... Read on »
Here, In this Place by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health There is a pair of yellow flip-flops on the front of a blue t-shirt. Below them: “Life is good”. Some days, life is good. Other days, overwhelming. Yet from ... Read on »
Living with PD: Putting On Our Pants by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I had a shower this morning and proceeded to get dressed. My husband had already left for work and so I pulled on my blue pants that I wear when I volunteer at the hospit ... Read on »
Parkinson’s Disease Associated with Higher Melanoma Risk by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health This is just in last night via the Parkinson's Disease Foundation. GIve yourself a gift this Christmas and get a skin check up. It might be the best gift you'll get… Pe ... Read on »
Brain Food by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I was researching food that is good for your brain for some reason (most likely PD related) at some time and tonight found my notes (and I wasn't even looking for them!) ... Read on »
From Grief to Strength by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health To grieve: ~ To suffer ~To be sorrowful ~To feel sad, be sad ~To be upset ~To feel hurt ~Afflicted ~Depress ... Read on »
Taking Drugs for Parkinson’s Disease by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Don't you get tired of taking medicine? I mean, you wake up and you're shaking. You have a shower and can't shower the way you used to because your body isn't listening to ... Read on »
Dr. Okun’s Sort of Ten Secrets to A Happier Life by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health The other day I was able to view a webinar with Dr. Michael Okun , put on by the National Parkinson's Foundation and sponsored by Medtronic . Dr. Okun is the author of ... Read on »
Un-graceful Exits: This One Thing I Do by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Sometimes living with a chronic illness can be a bummer. Okay, who are we kiddin'? A lot of times it can be a bummer! Take yesterday, for example. I though ... Read on »
What Happens Next: Diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Parkinson's Disease is a disease of the nervous system. At the base of the brain lies the basal ganglia. This little guy begins to degenerate in a PD patient' ... Read on »
Diarrhea or Constipation – Which Do You Prefer? by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health You've seen the commercials about diarrhea. It's not something to be embarrassed about, but we try to make light by calling it something else – the runs, the squirts, the ... Read on »
If You Have Parkinson’s Disease: Here’s A Drug that Could Kill You by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health For some time, it has been known that Haldol (Haloperidol) is one drug that should be avoided by people who have Parkinson's disease. It amazes me that conferences I hav ... Read on »
Gifts for People with Parkinson’s Disease and Other Health Monsters – Christmas 2013... by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health For the past three years, I have compiled a list of ideas for giving gifts to people with Parkinson's disease. It's been a fairly popular post and so this year, I'm co ... Read on »
The Michael J Fox Show by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I was just discussing this topic yesterday with a new friend. The Michael J Fox Show and how we didn't care for it. She didn't give it two weeks. I didn't give it three. ... Read on »
Survey/Research by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Hi PJ readers… I am doing some research for an article on people who have had DBS – if you'd be willing to answer some questions via email, let me know. Your response ... Read on »