1. Who is a Candidate for Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery?

    Benefits of DBS may be just as promising for early stages of Parkinson’s By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Deep brain stimulation surgery for Parkinson's disease is generally considered when quality of life is no longer acceptable and medicine no longer addresses the neurodeg…Read More

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    Managing Parkinson’s with medication

    By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Living with Parkinson’s disease can be disruptive to daily life, and each patient can experience different types of symptoms to varying degrees. However, there are many Parkinson’s medications available that can vastly increase quality of l…Read More

  3. New Medications available for managing Parkinson’s Disease

    Patients should seek a medication review at least annually By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer There have been several exciting recent developments in the realization of advanced treatment options and new medications for Parkinson’s disease. From surgical treatments to drug dev…Read More

  4. Hormone Replacement Therapy to Treat Parkinson’s disease

    Bioidentical HRT trialed as part of PD treatment By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer For the past two years Neurology Solutions Movement Disorders Center has trialed approximately 80 Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients with bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (HRT) as part o…Read More

  5. Managing Common Parkinson’s symptoms

    By Lindsay Adler, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease can be disruptive and extremely uncomfortable, and can affect an individual’s “Activities of Daily Living,” or ADL’s, according to the National Parkinson Foundation. Daily challenges include tasks lik…Read More

  6. Medtronic Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy Lunch & Learns

    Medtronic DBS series includes Battery Longevity Clinic and Behind the Surgical Curtain By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Medtronic has scheduled a series of lunch and learns for implanted and new patients considering Deep Brain Stimulation implant surgery in the Austin area. Th…Read More

  7. Movement Disorders require Specialized Care

    By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Movement disorders are complex diseases with physical and psychological symptoms that can affect not only the patient, but those close to them. Neurological conditions like Parkinson’s disease, ataxia, dystonia, Huntington’s disease, tremor…Read More

  8. DASH diet recommended for people with Parkinson’s

    DASH diet can maximize potential of medications, prevent hospitalization, improve overall well-being By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer The DASH diet is a top anti-aging diet providing benefits for adults who are trying to control blood pressure, prevent diabetes and cognitive d…Read More

  9. Neuroprotective benefits of exercise for Parkinson’s

    Does vigorous exercise for Parkinson's have a neuroprotective effect? By Sean Sullivan, FNP-C A growing body of evidence suggests that high levels of moderate to vigorous exercise may be a key interventional and neuroprotective therapy to slow progression of Parkinson’s disease (PD). Likewise, PD …Read More