Parkinson's Disease & the Art of Moving From this link you can purchase John Argue's "Parkinson's Disease & the Art of Moving" Book and/or VIDEO COMPANION (ten graduated lessons, each about 20 minutes) and get a wealth of information about Parkinson's exercise.
Caregiver resources on the web Thanks to Murray Charters for the great link to Caregivers resources, Parkinson’s & Care-Partners & Support Groups
Parkinson' s Patient at Home A paper that helps the patient and family to achieve better adjustments to home living
PDTrials. The site can help the patient find a trial close to home, or use the inclusion/exclusion criteria from the drug study to narrow down choices. Please be sure to read about our trials under the Patient Care section. The site is part of APT (Advancing Parkinson's Therapies) managed by PDF ( Information from PDTrials.org)
( Information provided by various sites on Parkinsons)
Safety Eating & Parkinsons
Many people with parkinsons have difficulty digesting after meals, which can result in a poor attitude toward eating and drinking. Following are suggestions to make the entire process more pleasurable.
* Cut food into smaller portions and use blenders and food processors to make drinks more enjoyable
* When necessary, after checking first with your physician, use a mild laxative but do not overmedicate for constipation. (Be sure to see your doctor about constipation if it becomes serious)
*Try drinking a glass of juice one half hour after breakfast to avoid nausea *To avoid or quiet an upset stomach, try eating an oatmeal cookie with your medication. Flat cola or ginger ale may also help
Read more on www.Parkinsoninfo.com