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Essential Oils for Parkinson's Disease

Limited research says that essential oils may ease some of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease, but more studies need to be conducted....

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Home Exercises for Parkinson’s Disease

For an at-home Parkinson’s exercise program, try guided yoga or low to medium resistance exercises on YouTube. Learn about exercise resources....

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Types of Parkinson’s Disease

The primary type of Parkinson’s disease is known as idiopathic. But there’s also early-onset, familial, secondary parkinsonism, plus associated...

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Parkinson’s Disease and Excessive Sweating: What’s the Connection?

Thermoregulation and Parkinson’s disease are linked. PD affects the autonomic nervous system which regulates perspiration and can cause excessive...

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Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease: What’s the Connection?

Both Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases are neurological illnesses that can cause dementia, and a person can experience both diseases at...

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The Best Vitamins for Parkinson’s Disease

Research and anecdotal evidence has found that vitamins C, E, B12, and D are all beneficial for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. If you have...

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Inbrija (Levodopa) - Inhalation

Levodopa is an inhaled medication used to treat “off” episodes in patients with Parkinson’s disease taking oral levodopa. Additional Content...

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How to Prevent Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a neurological disorder affecting the way the body moves. Read about Parkinson’s disease and possible ways to help prevent...

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What Is Atypical Parkinson’s Disease?

Atypical Parkinson's disease can manifest with Parkinson's disease symptoms as well as emotional changes, severe coordination problems, or...

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Managing Depression in Parkinson’s Disease

Depression and Parkinson’s disease have a complicated relationship. Having one may increase the risk of the other. Learn about mental health and...

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Brain Surgery for Parkinson's Disease: Overview

Brain surgery for Parkinson's disease can involve the implantation of a device or the creation of a lesion in a brain region that mediates...

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Eligibility for End-Stage Parkinson's Disease Hospice Care

End-stage Parkinson’s patients may receive hospice care when it's determined they have six months or less to live and require full-time...

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What Is Idiopathic Parkinson's Disease?

Idiopathic Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative condition that interferes with the brain’s ability to control movement. Parkinson’s...

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10+ Facts About Parkinson’s Disease

One fact about Parkinson’s disease that surprises people is that tremors aren’t apparent in all patients. Learn what it’s like to live with PD....

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What Is Advanced Parkinson’s Disease?

Advanced Parkinson’s disease occurs when the symptoms of Parkinson’s have progressed to a state of limited mobility and independence. Advanced...

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What Are Parkinson's Plus Syndromes?

Other neurological diseases mimic many Parkinson's disease symptoms. These disorders are referred to as Parkinson-plus syndromes. Parkinson's...

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What to Know About Marijuana and Parkinson’s Disease as CAM Therapy

Using medical marijuana and CBD oil as a treatment for Parkinson’s may help with anxiety, appetite, and muscle stiffness. Learn what is known....

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Huntington’s Disease vs. Parkinson’s Disease: What Are the Differences?

The symptoms of Huntington’s and Parkinson’s affect movement. HD causes jerky flailing while PD causes resting tremors. Learn about...

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Coping With Freezing in Parkinson's Disease

Learn about the sudden, temporary inability to move at all known as freezing in Parkinson's Disease. Around half of people who have Parkinson's...

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How to Cope With Disabling Fatigue in Parkinson's Disease

Fatigue is common in Parkinson's disease. Learn how to cope with it and the other symptoms of the condition. For many people with Parkinson's...

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Causes of Resting Tremors in Parkinson's Disease

The resting tremors of Parkinson's disease are caused by decreased dopamine production and impaired activity of the globus pallidus and thalamus....

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Is Parkinson's Disease Inherited?

Parkinson's used to be considered a non-genetic disorder. While those views have changed, find out if families with Parkinson's are at risk....

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Parkinson's Disease and Visual Disturbances

Learn how Parkinson's disease can cause visual disturbances, including blurry vision, and whether or not they can be treated. An issue that many...

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Treating Dyskinesia in Parkinson's Disease With DBS

Deep brain stimulation is a surgical procedure used to reduce the dyskinesias that develop from Parkinson's disease medications. Dyskinesia is a...

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What to Know About Apokyn (Apomorphine Hydrochloride Injection)

Apokyn (apomorphine hydrochloride injection) alleviates Parkinson’s disease symptoms during off periods. Reviewed by a board-certified physician....

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Is Parkinson's Disease Contagious or Caused by a Virus?

Learn why some people wonder whether Parkinson's disease is caused by a virus and whether or not the disease is contagious. There is no evidence...

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The New Anti-Parkinson's Drug Safinamide

Learn about safinamide, the first new anti-parkinson's drug in 10 years, which the FDA approved in March 2017. In March 2017, the FDA approved...

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What to Know About Inbrija (Levodopa Inhalation Powder)

Parkinson's disease off symptoms can be reduced with Inbrija (levodopa inhalation powder) if you already take a carbidopa/levodopa combination....

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