Working up a Sweat

Intense treadmill exercise can be safe for people who have recently been given diagnoses of Parkinson’s disease and may substantially slow the progression of their condition.  The New York Times. A lot has happened in the Parkinson's world this past year.  We have heard a lot about the connection between the gut and Parkinson's.  And …

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Much Ado about Parkinson’s

As we celebrate the 200th anniversary of Dr. James Parkinson's groundbreaking essay of "The Shaking Palsy", there seems to be a flurry of announcements of possible breakthroughs in diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson's.  Eight years ago, when I was first diagnosed with Parkinson's, the prevailing theories all stated that PD was a disease that started with …

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According to the New York Times….

Exercise Can Be a Boon to People With Parkinson’s Disease No kidding.......I have written many times about the benefits of exercise for people with Parkinson's Disease, as have my fellow Parkinson's bloggers.  An article in yesterday's New York Times reiterates much of what I have said before.  The author says: "For Parkinson’s patients in particular, regular …

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