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Ask The Doctor About Parkinson S Disease

Author : Michael Okun, MD
ISBN : 1932603816
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Presents answers to common questions about Parkinson's disease, drawing on the content of the "Ask the Doctor" website column by the National Parkinson Foundation to address concerns related to heredity, treatments, and the future of stem-cell research.

Parkinson S Disease

Author : Abraham N. Lieberman
ISBN : 9780671768195
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Examines the disease, discussing the symptoms, diagnosis, and drug treatments available, and offers advice on financial planning, resources for dealing with the illness, and more

10 Breakthrough Therapies For Parkinson S Disease

Author : Michael Okun
ISBN : 0692497412
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Michael S. Okun, M.D. is internationally celebrated as both a neurologist and a leading researcher. He has often been referred to as, "the voice of the Parkinson's disease patient." He was honored at the White House in 2015 as a Champion of Change for Parkinson's disease. He has an international following on the National Parkinson Foundation's Ask the Doctor web-forum and he is a Professor of Neurology at the University of Florida Health Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration. His many books and internet blog posts are brimming with up-to date and extremely practical information. This book is the sequel to his runaway bestseller, Parkinson's Treatment: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life, which was translated into over 20 languages. Dr. Okun is well known for infusing his readers with positivity and optimism. In his latest book he reveals the breakthroughs in Parkinson's disease that will pave the road to meaningful progress. In this book he reviews all of the recent breakthrough ideas and therapies in Parkinson's disease, and he reviews the knowledge gained which is extending far beyond a single drug or stem cell. He paints the broader and more exciting picture and reviews the portfolio of breakthroughs spanning drug, cell, vaccine, device, genetics, care, and behavior. He believes that patients and families with personal investments in Parkinson's disease should be informed and updated about all of these potential breakthrough therapies. This book informs, educates, and will inspire Parkinson's disease patients, family members, as well as health care professionals and scientists. As Dr. Okun points out, we will journey toward better treatments -- and one day a cure.

The New Parkinson S Disease Treatment Book

Author : J. Eric Ahlskog, PhD, MD
ISBN : 9780190231873
Genre : Medical
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The fundamental guide to the most effective treatments for Parkinson's Disease, from a Mayo Clinic doctor with thirty years of clinical and research experience. In this second edition follow-up to the extremely successful first edition, Dr. Ahlskog draws on thirty years of clinical experience to present the definitive guide to dealing with all aspects of Parkinson's Disease, from treatment options and side effects to the impact of the disease on caregivers and family. Dr. Ahlskog's goal is to educate patients so that they can better team up with their doctors to do battle with the disease, streamlining the decision-making process and enhancing their treatment. To do this, Dr. Ahlskog offers a gold mine of information, distilled from his years of experience treating people with Parkinson's at the Mayo Clinic. In addition to providing a comprehensive account of Parkinson's medications, this book also examines additional aspects of treatment, such as the role of nutrition, exercise, and physical therapy. Although many commendable texts have been written on the subject of Parkinson's Disease, their discussions of treatment have not been in depth. Dr. Ahlskog sifts through aspects of the disease in order to give the reader a comprehensive sense of Parkinson's and the best available treatment options. With a broader understanding of the disease and the available options, patients are able to make more informed choices, and doctors are able to provide more tailored care. This book delivers hopeful, helpful, and extensive information to all parties concerned: patients, caregivers, and doctors. The ultimate guide to symptoms and treatment, this thoroughly updated second edition is the first place patients should turn for reliable, easy-to-grasp information on Parkinson's Disease.

Parkinson S Disease For Dummies

Author : Michele Tagliati
ISBN : 1118051041
Genre : Health & Fitness
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If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease you’re probably wrestling with fear, despair, and countless questions about the future. It’s brighter than you think. In Parkinson’s Disease for Dummies, you’ll discover how to keep a positive attitude and lead an active, productive life as this user-friendly, guide pilots you through the important steps toward taking charge of your condition. It helps you: Make sure you have an accurate diagnosis Assemble and work with your health care team Inform others about your condition Choose the most effective medications Establish a diet and exercise regimen Consider surgical options, alternative therapies, and clinical trials Maintain healthy personal and professional relationships Adjust your routine as your PD progresses This one-stop resource provides proven coping skills, first-hand advice, and practical tools, such as worksheets to assess care options, questions to ask doctors, and current listings of care providers.

Parkinson S Treatment

Author : Michael S. Okun
ISBN : 1481854992
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Parkinson's Treatment English Edition: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life is available in over 20 language translations, so that all worldwide cultures can have access to the secrets that can help those living with Parkinson's disease. Additionally the book addresses all of the new and emerging Parkinson's disease therapies (stem cells, gene therapy, optogenetics, etc.).The most humbling experience of my life has been the time I have spent with families, and with patients suffering from Parkinson's and chronic neurological diseases. I use the word humbling, because time after time, in person, and also on the web forum, we have uncovered simple and addressable issues and secrets that have changed people's lives. For some sufferers it has meant walking again, for others it has restored their voices, and for many it has resulted in the lifting of a depression, anxiety and desperation cloud that has obscured their dreams, and robbed them of potential unrealized happiness. I never assume a sufferer or family member is aware of the “secrets” that may lead to hope and to a happier life. We must share these secrets, and this is the purpose of this book.Each chapter of this book reveals an important secret, and with each secret I will explain the insight, the rationale, the empiricism, and the science behind it. In each chapter I will also try to reveal a little more about myself, and a lot more about the patients and talented clinicians who gifted the Parkinson's secrets. These patients planted the seed of faith. They learned to grow hope, and they discovered the core values necessary to achieve happiness despite the chronic illness of Parkinson's disease.

100 Questions Answers About Parkinson Sic Disease

Author : Abraham N. Lieberman
ISBN : 0763704334
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Whether you are newly diagnosed with Parkinson Disease, a long-term PD patient, or a friend of relative of either, this book offers help. the only text to provide the doctor and patient view, 100 Questions and Answers About Parkinson Disease gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, quality of life, sources of support, and much more. Eminent neurologist and psychiatrist Abraham Lieberman, MD, of the National Parkinson Foundation draws questions from his extensive databank of inquiries from thousands of PD patients to create a book focusing on the day

What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Tm Parkinson S Disease

Author : Mary J. Shomon
ISBN : 9780759527508
Genre : Health & Fitness
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As well as explaining the mechanisms behind Parkinson's and providing detailed information on its symptoms, diagnosis and conventional treatments, this book includes information on groundbreaking alternative treatments such Dr Perlmutter's glutathione therapy using non-prescription supplements.

Parkinson S Disease

Author : William J. Weiner
ISBN : 9781421410753
Genre : Health & Fitness
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A guide for patients with Parkinson's disease and their families provides basic information and advice on medical, emotional, and physical issues as well as updated details on exercise, imaging, genetics, new techology, and other aspects.

Parkinson S Disease Treatment Guide For Physicians

Author : J. Eric Ahlskog
ISBN : 9780195371772
Genre : Medical
File Size : 87. 92 MB
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"In this book, Dr. Ahlskog provides a logical, comprehensive, and efficacious treatment approach to all aspects of this disorder. He tells the reader which drugs work best for specific problems and how to dose. Where controversies threaten to paralyze therapeutic options, he addresses these with available data, ultimately settling on those choices that can best be defended by experience and published evidence. A discussion of the role for deep brain stimulation surgery and criteria for patient selection are provided. Although focused on therapeutics, this book covers the broad needs of clinicians including diagnosing and differentiating PD from similar conditions. Testing and counseling issues are discussed in detail."--BOOK JACKET.

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