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 all-time 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
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:
The Brain That Heals Itself by Norman Doige
The Genius of Flexibility by Robert Cooley
Other products I like:
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