Archives for parkinson’s awareness month

What to Do if Diagnosed With Parkinson’s

After receiving a Parkinson’s diagnosis, it can be difficult to know what to do next. No matter your age or stage we’ll be discussing things that are universally worth trying out. Some strategies may work better than others, whether adjusting lifestyle, mindset, or both. Just know that there is something you can do and know that while all the advice may be overwhelming these are some basics starting points. While you may need some time for the diagnosis to sink in, do not despair or decide your fate before getting educated. There are a lot of resources to consult so
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Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month! For those who are not aware of Parkinson’s, we at Freedom Home Care are here to help. To learn about symptoms, treatment and how to get involved this April, continue reading! What is Parkinson’s? Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects predominately dopamine-producing neurons in a specific area of the brain. This area of the brain is called substantia nigra. The cause of Parkinson’s remains largely unknown. Although there is no cure, treatment options vary and include medications and surgery. Signs of Parkinson’s One of the first signs of Parkinson’s disease is a slight
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