Year End Musings

Wow, another week and we start a new year!   So much has happened in the last year on the  personal front and in the Parkinson's world. It has been a good year for Mr. Twitchy and me.  We welcomed our fourth grandchild in April.  My Parkinson's has remained fairly stable since being diagnosed about …

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How Are Women with Parkinson’s Different than Men?

What image comes to mind when you hear someone has Parkinson's Disease?  I am sure it is not what you would have seen in Houston at the Women and PD TALK National Forum last week. In a little over 2 years from concept to fruition, the Parkinson’s Foundation’s Women and PD TALK initiative held 10 regional …

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Are there differences between Men and Women with Parkinson’s?

Research is beginning to prove what the medical community has long suspected: that women experience Parkinson’s differently as it relates to diagnosis, symptoms, progression, treatment complications and care Allison Willis, M.D., M.S., co-lead of Women and PD TALK At 10:00 pm, the husband looks at his wife and says "it's time to go upstairs to …

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Odds & Ends

Lots of things to share this week. First, about sleep problems.  I found a Yoga Nidra meditation by Jennifer Piercy that I really like.  It is called Yoga Nidra for Sleep and can be found on a website called DoYogaWithMe.  I don't think I have stayed awake until the end of the meditation yet.  Now I just …

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