Information about Parkinson’s Disease. The latest news, advancements, and discoveries. Different professions have helped us gain a more in-depth understanding about Parkinson’s and suggestions on how to detect it, first symptoms, causes, diagnosis, evolution, therapies, treatment, etc. A place for useful information to raise awareness and help families and patients who suffer from this chronic degenerative disease.

Sympathetic Nervous System

Sympathetic Nervous System: A guide to understanding how it works

 

  Our bodies rush with adrenaline and we get into fight-or-flight mode, which is the activation of our sympathetic nervous system. But what is it? […]

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neurodegenerative diseases

Neurodegenerative Diseases: Characteristics, Cures, and Prevention

 

  Neurodegenerative diseases- What are they? Neurodegenerative diseases are characterized by damage to the nervous system, causing cognitive decline and changes in brain functions and how […]

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types of exercise

Types of exercise: Different types of exercise and their benefits

 

  Types of exercise. Cue the groans! This blog post is all about the benefits of different types of exercise. Yes! You read that correctly! […]

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Functions of Dopamine: What is Dopamine and How Does It Affect you?

 

  The functions of dopamine are too many to count. Dopamine is an extremely famous neurotransmitter working in your brain. Whenever you want to learn […]

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Hypersomnia

Hypersomnia: What it is, and how it impacts your health

 

  We often hear about how people can’t seem to fall asleep, thus leading to people pulling all-nighters. In reality most are trying to go […]

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Phantosmia

Phantosmia: A Complete Guide to Smell Hallucinations

 

  Phantosmia is when one senses a strong odor that isn’t there and is also referred to as an olfactory hallucination. Phantosmia can be brought […]

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Music Helps the Brain

Are You a Mozart or a Macklemore? : Ways Music Helps the Brain

 

  “Without music, life would be a mistake”. Friedrich Nietzche may have been skeptical about a lot of things, but the power of music was […]

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Music therapy improves quality of life for Parkinson's patients

Music Therapy Improves Quality Of Life For Parkinson’s Patients

 

  A thesis defended by Maria Luisa Sanchez at the Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia (in Spain) shows that music therapy improves the quality […]

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how to help a loved one live with Parkinson's

How to help a loved one live with Parkinson’s

 

  Parkinson’s disease is a neurological deterioration that affects motor skills, but this illness doesn’t stop there. It also causes huge emotional changes that loved […]

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parkinson's symptoms

Parkinson’s Symptoms: Diagnosis in an App

 

  Specialists at the Oxford Parkinson’s Disease Centre have created a new way to detect Parkinson’s disease that is available to almost everyone. The symptoms […]

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