My Books and Things I Like

These are a few of my favorite Parkinson’s reads:

Perseverance: The Seven Skills You Need to Survive, Thrive, and Accomplish More Than You Ever Imagined by Tim Hague – review coming soon, great first chapter by the winner of Canada’s Amazing Race.  Hague was diagnosed with  YOPD at age 46 and won the race 3 years later.

Parkinson’s? You’re kidding me, right?: One woman’s unshakeable belief in overcoming a shaky diagnosis!  by Sheryl Jedlinski.  Jedlinski was one of the first PD blogs that I followed.  Always informative and a good read.

Natural Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease  by Dr. Laurie Mischley.  Dr. Mischley is a researcher at the forefront of alternative therapies for PD.  Highly recommended.

Brain Storms: The Race to Unlock the Mysteries of Parkinson’s Disease
by Jon Palferman.  Still my alltime favorite book about Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s Diva by Dr. Maria de Leon.  Fun, informative book for women with PD by Dr. Maria who was a Movement Disorders Specialist before she was diagnosed with YOPD.

Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist by Michael J Fox

Parkinson’s Treatment: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life: English Edition and  10 Breakthrough Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease: English Edition by Dr. Michael S. Okun

Goodbye Parkinson’s, Hello life!: The Gyro-Kinetic Method for Eliminating Symptoms and Reclaiming Your Good Health by Alex Kertin.  Keep on moving through dance and more.

Shake, Rattle & Roll With It: Living and Laughing with Parkinson’s by Vikki Claflin.  Humorous stories about living with PD.

additional books recommended by others:

Navigating Life with Parkinson Disease (Neurology Now Books)

The Brain That Heals Itself by Norman Doige

The Genius of Flexibility by Robert Cooley

Other products I like:

For itchy scalps, I found this amazing product which is better than what the dermatologist gave me.   Klorane Sos Serum with Peony for Sensitive and Irritated Scalp, 2.1 fl.oz.

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