10 things that can help you cope with your new diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease

Many bloggers write about what you can do to cope with a new diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease. We all have a different take on the issue, so if you have just been diagnosed, look for other blogs with similar titles. As they say in the Parkie world, we are like snowflakes, no two of us …

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Jennifer Parkinson Gives Parkinson’s Patients a Fighting Chance through Boxing

Our last name is Parkinson's, isn't that why you have it? Jen's 5 year old son This was originally published as "Yes, Wonder Woman really exists and she looks like Jen Parkinson" Wonder Woman really exists and she looks like Jen Parkinson. Jennifer Parkinson, yes, that is her real name, is a role model for …

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How much time do you really spend going to doctors?

Experience says to make your appointment so you’re the first one on the schedule in the morning or the first after their lunch hour. Tom Sheppard Do you ever feel like all you do is go to doctor's appointments?  Feel like a drug addict as you take meds all day long ?   Make sure …

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Beer, Chocolate, Coffee and ????

    Today I read an article posted by the Davis Phinney ‏Foundation  about the possible benefits of Beer for protecting the brain against Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.  We can now add that to the list of beneficial foods that include Chocolate, Coffee and more.  This presents a bit of a problem since beer on tap …

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