8 Ways to Achieve Healthier Sleep

Poor sleep is an issue that affects all kinds of people; however, patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) often complain of sleeping problems that are caused by the disease itself or by medicines used to treat or help the person with their PD symptoms. Well before motor symptoms have begun, excessive daytime sleepiness, insomnia and nightmares could be early signs of PD.

Sleep is important in regulating your metabolism and promoting brain health. Researchers found that for women not enough sleep can increase the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and more stress. Here are tips to achieve healthier sleep.

Parkinson’s Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatments

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurological disorder that leads to motor symptoms such as shaking and difficulty with movement and coordination. The brain disorder affects an estimated 1 million Americans and 7 to 10 million people worldwide. Approximately 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with PD each year, according to the National Institutes of Health. Learn about Parkinson’s symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options.

Dehydration in Parkinson’s: Symptoms, Risks & Tips

Dehydration is always a risk of disease and aging. Dehydration in Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a major health concern. Symptoms of PD contribute to and also mask dehydration, and the risks associated with becoming dehydrated can significantly worsen already compromised neurological function.

Knowing the risk factors, signs of dehydration and steps for staying hydrated can help you manage this concern, whether you’re a caretaker or someone with Parkinson’s.

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Parkinson’s Early Signs and Symptoms

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurological disorder that leads to motor symptoms such as shaking and difficulty with movement and coordination. Approximately 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with PD each year and an estimated 1 million live with the condition, according to the National Institutes of Health. This article will provide information on Parkinson’s early signs and symptoms and will help answer the question “what is Parkinson’s?”

Managing Common Parkinson’s symptoms

Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease can be disruptive and extremely uncomfortable and can affect an individual’s “Activities of Daily Living,” or ADL’s. Many people with PD can live independently and perform daily functions with the help of adaptive aids, therapy, and following these tips for managing common Parkinson’s symptoms.

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