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National Parkinson Foundation Offers Helpline for Patients and Families

The National Parkinson Foundation is offering a free telephone Helpline for Parkinson’s patients and their families. The Helpline at 1-800-4PD-INFO (1-800-473-4636), is available Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. eastern time. According to the National Parkinson Foundation … Continue reading

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What is Parkinson’s disease?

FamilyDoctor.org. Introduction to Parkinson’s disease, its symptoms, diagnosis, causes, treatments, and links to organizations providing more information and resources. >> View Info

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Parkinson’s Disease

MedlinePlus, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, provides a good place to start for an overview and links to further information on Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinson’s Disease (also sometimes called Shaking palsy) … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Disease

MayoClinic.com. Overview of parkinson’s disease, including its definitions, causes, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, complications, treatments, including medications, physical therapy, and surgery, lifestyle and home remedies (including healthy eating, walking with care, avoiding falls, and dressing), coping and support, and alternative … Continue reading

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X-Plain Parkinson’s

MedlinePlus, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Introductory tutorial on Parkinson’s Disease, what it is, and its symptoms and treatments. >> View Info

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Parkinson’s Disease: Hope Through Research

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, U.S. National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Website with detailed explanations of the medical causes, risks, symptoms, other resembling diseases, diagnosis, prediction or prevention, and treatments of parkinson’s … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Disease — NIH Senior Health

a tutorial on parkinson’s disease by the National Institutes of Health, Senior Health. Defines parkinson’s disease, which affect primarily those over age 60, and discusses the causes of parkinson’s disease, it’s symptoms and diagnosis, research and treatments, and frequently asked … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Disease: Challenges, Progress & Promise

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. 23 page booklet, providing medical information on the brain and basics, what goes wrong in parkinson’s disease, how parkinson’s disease can be … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Disease Handbook

by The American Parkinson Disease Association, Inc. 40 page handbook for parkinson’s disease patients and their families. Includes fairly comprehensive discussions and information on signs and symptoms, cause and etiology, and treatments of parkinson’s disease, as well as social issues … Continue reading

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Depressed People More Likely To Develop Parkinson’s

Science Daily. A study published in the scientific journal of the American Academy of Neurology found that depressed people are three times more likely to contract parkinson’s disease than people who are not depressed. It had long been known that … Continue reading

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Parkinsons Disease: An Overview

Cleveland Clinic website. Provides an overview of parkinson’s disease, and links to further information on its symptoms, incidence, treatment, medications, counseling, coping advice, including how to prepare your home, cope with constipation, mental disturbance and depression associated with parkinson’s, sleep … Continue reading

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