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  1. Parkinson's Disease For Dummies
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  2. Parkinson's Disease For Dummies

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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.

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Parkinson's Disease(PD) is only one of several afflictions involving degeneration of nerve cells. It is a slow moving disorder and a great deal can be done to extend the period of normalcy. If you or a loved one have any signs or symptoms that might be caused by PD, you should consult this general reference before you even consult your primary care physician. That is my suggestion for those with mild symptoms that go away within a few days. If symptoms last more than a week, arrange to meet with your doctor.

Starting with a list of symptoms and signs to look for, this book also covers various other possible diseases. Current treatment for PD are covered. They include drugs used, diet considerations, exercises, and possible surgery to treat PD. Even alternative therapies are covered.

While a cure for PD does not exist, it is very treatable. Research is ongoing, and much can be done to greatly reduce suffering and extend the period of relative normalcy... Read more
Although the title ("For Dummies") is not my favorite...the book is wonderful. It gives so many helpful thoughts and ideas. The description of Parkinson's Disease is very down to earth (and caused me to set the book aside for a day or so) but the book is also ENCOURAGING!!!
not being a dummie myself, i found this book very informative & helpful - from the big information to tiny helpful hints. i would recommend it to anyone facing the confusion of PD. i am the caregiver for my husband & we now realize how many symptoms & signs we have missed along the way (probably a good thing.) lots of helpful info in here.
a quick read, too.
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