Exercise That Motivates Parkinson’s Patients to Push Limits Can Offer Range of Benefits, Experts Say

· By Emma Yasinski | Parkinson’s News Today, originally published on 11/27/18 · With a treatment not yet within reach that might slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease, much less offer a cure, many – doctors, patients, and researchers alike – are looking to exercise in hopes of fending off a worsening of symptoms. Interest in…

Glenn Norris and his wife, Jo Anne Alexander, are taking Glenn’s Parkinson’s diagnosis and meeting life head-on

Norris uses medicine, exercises and involvement to help him battle the disease that has brought with it visual and auditory hallucinations as well as tremors. · Patty Miller | The Edmond Sun, published on 8/28/18 · A well-known illness can manifest itself unexpectedly through hallucinations, both visual and auditory. The non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis (PDP), a surprising…

What would you pay to keep your Parkinson’s in check? What would you pay for more mobility and energy?

After dealing with some growing tremors in my right hand over a period of time, I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s about five years ago (I’m 75). I have been very active all my life and have run multiple marathons, but Parkinson’s was making my running difficult. I was unwilling to accept all the negativity surrounding…