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LSVT-BIG may be helpful in reducing motor symptoms of PD

In an article published in the Movement Disorders journal, Ebersbach et al. (2010) suggested that the LSVT-BIG program may be effective in reducing motor symptoms of Parkinson disease. LSVT-BIG was developed as a motor component to the LSVT-LOUD program, which was created by Lee Silverman. The LSVT programs are designed specifically for people with Parkinson disease and aim to […]

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Man with Parkinson’s Disease says it’s not the end of the world

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Prior to his death, Robin Williams had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. His wife, Susan Schneider, said in a statement that Williams, who also suffered from anxiety and depression, was not ready to share his diagnosis with the rest of the world. Another man with Parkinson’s lives in Prairie Village, Kan. […]

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Levodopa Shows Slight Edge as Initial Treatment for Parkinsons

– Jun 10 2014 People who took levodopa (which is usually prescribed as Sinemet®) as their initial therapy after a Parkinson’s disease (PD) diagnosis reported, over the long term, slightly better mobility and quality of life than those who began treatment with other classes of PD drugs. The results from the largest clinical trial comparing these treatments, […]

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Parkinson’s fight inspires couple to help others

By ASHLEY JOST Columbia Daily Tribune Published: Thursday, Jun. 26, 2014 – 10:01 pm COLUMBIA, Mo. — Patsy and David Dalton were married for 10 years before a third partner entered the relationship. Twenty years later, the couple is still going strong, even with David’s Parkinson’s disease. This year marks two decades since David was […]

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