Parkinson’s Disease Blogs

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  • Surprises at the Karaoke Finals
    We were all packed for our trip and our first stop was only 200 miles north of Yuma. We decided to go see the Talent Quest International Karaoke Finals in Laughlin, NV on our way to Portland, Oregon. We hadn't been back since the dance contest incident back in 2011.We had such a great time the last time, I don't know ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s HumorPublished on 2018-09-17
  • Jury Duty with Parkinson’s Disease
    The notice arrived in early May. It was a juror questionnaire form, asking me to respond online. I could have asked one of my doctors to write me an excuse but I did not. I think I would like to serve on a jury. I never have. The notice said I may be called any time after July 1st.On August 11th, I ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s HumorPublished on 2018-09-10
  • Things that you do/don’t/never have to get used to
    Mariette Robijn  Oh, I could get used to that! That glorious sunshine, that peace and tranquillity, that plush bed, that fancy house. You’d better get used to it. There’s nothing else for it. Hm, this might take a bit of getting used to. This getting up at 6 am business. Ugh!  Well, you’ll just have to get […] The post ... read more
    Source: Writing Smiles and Tears – Parkinson’s Blogs by Mariëtte RobijnPublished on 2018-09-09By marietterobijn
  • #theyhavedifficultydualtasking #Parkinsons #therapist
    Mariette Robijn  “So, you have to get them to do exercises, where they have to perform two or more tasks simultaneously. This trains their brains, because this type of thing isn’t easy for these people, you know. It’s nothing to worry about, but you do have to know how to deal with them. You’ll also start to […] The post ... read more
    Source: Writing Smiles and Tears – Parkinson’s Blogs by Mariëtte RobijnPublished on 2018-09-02By marietterobijn
  • Always, With Parkinson’s
    “Our illness is often our healing.” Mooji “Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act.” Paulo Coelho The Beginning of the Thought:  I was at the driving range recently hitting golf balls.  And this guy walks by wearing a T-shirt that said: “Always on, Never off.”  It struck me as something that would fit a ... read more
    Source: Frank Church – Journey wIth Parkinson’sPublished on 2018-08-23By Frank Church
  • Always, With Parkinson’s
    “Our illness is often our healing.” Mooji “Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act.” Paulo Coelho The Beginning of the Thought:  I was at the driving range recently hitting golf balls.  And this guy walks by wearing a T-shirt that said: “Always on, Never off.”  It struck me as something that would fit a ... read more
    Source: Frank Church – Journey wIth Parkinson’sPublished on 2018-08-23By Frank Church
  • Always, With Parkinson’s
    “Our illness is often our healing.” Mooji “Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act.” Paulo Coelho The Beginning of the Thought:  I was at the driving range recently hitting golf balls.  And this guy walks by wearing a T-shirt that said: “Always on, Never off.”  It struck me as something that would fit a ... read more
    Source: Frank Church – Journey wIth Parkinson’sPublished on 2018-08-23By Frank Church
  • Move and some News
    Well, our move is proceeding along at a brisk pace. We've successfully got all our stuff gone through, what needs to be thrown away is thrown away, boxes in the garage waiting to go to GoodWill, the inspection report is done and our payoff balance has been solidified. We just had the appraisal done today (or yesterday by this point) ... read more
    Source: My Parkinson’s Journey by Rick CopplePublished on 2018-08-22
  • Planet Patient vs Planet Researcher – from both sides now (by Frank Church)
    Mariette Robijn This thoughtful blog was written by Frank Church, as a follow-up on Simon Stott’s ‘rebuttal’ of my blog ‘Planet Patient vs Planet Researcher’ About Frank Church: Medical school and undergraduate biology educator, biomedical science researcher and part-time golfer. My diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease, combined with my career in science and education, allows me the ultimate “teachable […] The post ... read more
    Source: Writing Smiles and Tears – Parkinson’s Blogs by Mariëtte RobijnPublished on 2018-08-19By marietterobijn
  • Hanging Out With The Guys
    I'm not normal and I am not ashamed to admit it. I prefer to hang out with the guys. If given a choice of getting dressed up and going to a fashion show luncheon with a group of ladies OR putting on old jeans and a t-shirt and watching the neighborhood fellas work on a project, I'd rather watch the ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s HumorPublished on 2018-08-15
  • Brief Report: Link Between Physical Activity and Health-related Quality of Life in Parkinson’s
    “The body achieves what the mind believes.” Jim Evans “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” Albert Einstein Overview: Dr. Ehlen and associates work in the Department of Neurology, Charité-University Medicine, Berlin, Germany and Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht, NetherlandsTheir publication is open-access and is cited as follows: Ehlen F, Schindlbeck ... read more
    Source: Frank Church – Journey wIth Parkinson’sPublished on 2018-08-07By Frank Church
  • Brief Report: Link Between Physical Activity and Health-related Quality of Life in Parkinson’s
    “The body achieves what the mind believes.” Jim Evans “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” Albert Einstein Overview: Dr. Ehlen and associates work in the Department of Neurology, Charité-University Medicine, Berlin, Germany and Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht, NetherlandsTheir publication is open-access and is cited as follows: Ehlen F, Schindlbeck ... read more
    Source: Frank Church – Journey wIth Parkinson’sPublished on 2018-08-07By Frank Church
  • Brief Report: Link Between Physical Activity and Health-related Quality of Life in Parkinson’s
    “The body achieves what the mind believes.” Jim Evans “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” Albert Einstein Overview: Dr. Ehlen and associates work in the Department of Neurology, Charité-University Medicine, Berlin, Germany and Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht, NetherlandsTheir publication is open-access and is cited as follows: Ehlen F, Schindlbeck ... read more
    Source: Frank Church – Journey wIth Parkinson’sPublished on 2018-08-07By Frank Church
  • Brief Report: Benefit of Probiotic Supplements in Parkinson’s
    “Taking probiotics is a habit that can really benefit the digestive system, which is intricately connected to our overall health.”  Dr. Michael F. Roizen “Compelling new studies are showing how probiotics can help keep healthy people healthy. One study showed a decreased incidence of common infectious diseases among kids in day care.”  Dr. Mary Ellen Sanders Overview: Dr. Tamtaji ... read more
    Source: Frank Church – Journey wIth Parkinson’sPublished on 2018-08-01By Frank Church
  • Brief Report: Benefit of Probiotic Supplements in Parkinson’s
    “Taking probiotics is a habit that can really benefit the digestive system, which is intricately connected to our overall health.”  Dr. Michael F. Roizen “Compelling new studies are showing how probiotics can help keep healthy people healthy. One study showed a decreased incidence of common infectious diseases among kids in day care.”  Dr. Mary Ellen Sanders Overview: Dr. Tamtaji ... read more
    Source: Frank Church – Journey wIth Parkinson’sPublished on 2018-08-01By Frank Church
  • Brief Report: Benefit of Probiotic Supplements in Parkinson’s
    “Taking probiotics is a habit that can really benefit the digestive system, which is intricately connected to our overall health.”  Dr. Michael F. Roizen “Compelling new studies are showing how probiotics can help keep healthy people healthy. One study showed a decreased incidence of common infectious diseases among kids in day care.”  Dr. Mary Ellen Sanders Overview: Dr. Tamtaji ... read more
    Source: Frank Church – Journey wIth Parkinson’sPublished on 2018-08-01By Frank Church
  • My Recent Findings and a Move.
    I wanted to give a quick update on my last post. Yes, I've definitively noticed a difference on my symptoms as per the plant-based diet. How, you may ask?Simply, I've cheated on occasion, as I indicated in my original statement I would. That is, on special occasions, I would eat meat and the like. I recently had one such special ... read more
    Source: My Parkinson’s Journey by Rick CopplePublished on 2018-07-27
  • Journey with Parkinson’s: Brief Reports on Current Research/Issues
    “There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.” Isaac Asimov “Live neither in the past nor in the future, but let each day’s work absorb your entire energies, and satisfy your widest ambition.”  Sir William Osler Introduction: For the following reasons, I would like to introduce and describe a new feature ... read more
    Source: Frank Church – Journey wIth Parkinson’sPublished on 2018-07-23By Frank Church
  • Journey with Parkinson’s: Brief Reports on Current Research/Issues
    “There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.” Isaac Asimov “Live neither in the past nor in the future, but let each day’s work absorb your entire energies, and satisfy your widest ambition.”  Sir William Osler Introduction: For the following reasons, I would like to introduce and describe a new feature ... read more
    Source: Frank Church – Journey wIth Parkinson’sPublished on 2018-07-23By Frank Church
  • Journey with Parkinson’s: Brief Reports on Current Research/Issues
    “There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.” Isaac Asimov “Live neither in the past nor in the future, but let each day’s work absorb your entire energies, and satisfy your widest ambition.”  Sir William Osler Introduction: For the following reasons, I would like to introduce and describe a new feature ... read more
    Source: Frank Church – Journey wIth Parkinson’sPublished on 2018-07-23By Frank Church
  • Tenacity and Parkinson’s
    “Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.” Louis Pasteur To succeed in life in today’s world, you must have the will and tenacity to finish the job.” Chin-Ning Chu Definition of Tenacity: <noun te·nac·i·ty tə-ˈna-sə-tē Tenacity can be defined as ... read more
    Source: Frank Church – Journey wIth Parkinson’sPublished on 2018-07-09By Frank Church
  • Tenacity and Parkinson’s
    “Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.” Louis Pasteur To succeed in life in today’s world, you must have the will and tenacity to finish the job.” Chin-Ning Chu Definition of Tenacity: <noun te·nac·i·ty tə-ˈna-sə-tē Tenacity can be defined as ... read more
    Source: Frank Church – Journey wIth Parkinson’sPublished on 2018-07-09By Frank Church
  • Tenacity and Parkinson’s
    “Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.” Louis Pasteur To succeed in life in today’s world, you must have the will and tenacity to finish the job.” Chin-Ning Chu Definition of Tenacity: <noun te·nac·i·ty tə-ˈna-sə-tē Tenacity can be defined as ... read more
    Source: Frank Church – Journey wIth Parkinson’sPublished on 2018-07-09By Frank Church
  • Dopamine Agonists and Impulse Control Disorders in Parkinson’s
    “Whenever you are immersed in compulsive thinking, you are avoiding what is. You don’t want to be where you are. Here, Now.” Eckhart Tolle “Somewhere between obsession and compulsion is impulse.” Alexander Pushkin Introduction: In the latest issue of Neurology (June, 2018), Dr. Corvol and collaborators in Paris, France, present the results of a long-term study (5 years) on impulse ... read more
    Source: Frank Church – Journey wIth Parkinson’sPublished on 2018-07-04By Frank Church
  • Dopamine Agonists and Impulse Control Disorders in Parkinson’s
    “Whenever you are immersed in compulsive thinking, you are avoiding what is. You don’t want to be where you are. Here, Now.” Eckhart Tolle “Somewhere between obsession and compulsion is impulse.” Alexander Pushkin Introduction: In the latest issue of Neurology (June, 2018), Dr. Corvol and collaborators in Paris, France, present the results of a long-term study (5 years) on impulse ... read more
    Source: Frank Church – Journey wIth Parkinson’sPublished on 2018-07-04By Frank Church
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