Latest Blog Posts Tagged "Ask the MD"
April 23, 2019
In this video, Dr. Dolhun discusses the non-movement symptoms depression and anxiety, which are common in Parkinson's disease.
April 08, 2019
Physical therapists can help you manage symptoms and stay active throughout your Parkinson's journey.
March 21, 2019
When living with Parkinson's, you may need surgery for another illness. This may worsen Parkinson's, but thinking ahead can lessen symptoms and recovery time.
February 28, 2019
With a new Parkinson's drug for "off" time on the market and another under FDA review, you may wonder if one of these as-needed treatments is right for you.
February 13, 2019
Listen to Dr. Rachel Dolhun tackle widespread myths about levodopa.
February 07, 2019
Levodopa is the most effective Parkinson's medication, but there are many misconceptions about what this drug can and can't do. In this video, Dr. Dolhun discusses the facts about levodopa.
January 31, 2019
Parkinson's can make it harder to get and stay warm. Read tips for keeping warm and staying safe this winter.
December 19, 2018
Focused ultrasound, a non-invasive surgical procedure, was recently FDA approved to treat Parkinson's tremor. It also is in clinical trials for dyskinesia, or uncontrolled movements.
December 13, 2018
Occupational therapists can help people with Parkinson's perform everyday tasks more easily, safely and independently.
December 04, 2018
Three DBS systems are currently FDA-approved to treat Parkinson's symptoms. While the devices have the same basic mechanisms, their slight differences can help you and your doctor choose the best opti...