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  • the-effects-of-forced-exercise-on-parkinsons-motor-and-non-motor-symptoms

    The Effects of Forced Exercise on Parkinson’s Motor and Non-motor Symptoms

      Jay L. Alberts, PhD, Edward and Barbara Bell Family Endowed Chair, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Center for Neurological Restoration, Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, VA FES Center and Cleveland Clinic discusses his research into the effects of forced exercise on a range of Parkinson’s symptoms. Dr. Alberts’ talk compares

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      What’s Going on in my Gut?

        In this webisode, Leslie Cloud, MD, MSc from Virginia Commonwealth University discusses the myriad challenges that can affect people living with Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Cloud explains the underlying causes of gastrointestinal (GI) conditions, as well as a variety of strategies for improving digestive problems.

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      • living-well-today-with-parkinsons-disease

        Living Well Today with Parkinson’s Disease

          With Monique Giroux, MD, Medical Director and CEO of the Movement and NeuroPerformance Center in Englewood, Colorado. In this 30-minute video, Dr. Giroux shares her holistic approach to effective management of Parkinson’s disease and highlights ways people can take action to improve their quality of life and achieve optimum wellness.

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          Fight Back Against Depression and Anxiety in Parkinson’s

            Depression and anxiety affect many people with Parkinson’s disease. Quality of life can decline and Parkinson’s symptoms can worsen if the conditions are left untreated. A panel of experts addressed this important topic at The Victory Summit presented by the Davis Phinney Foundation. This webisode defines what depression and anxiety

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          • breathing-and-swallowing-in-parkinsons

            Breathing and Swallowing in Parkinson’s

              In this 23-minute webisode, Roxann Diez-Gross, PhD, SLP-CCC from The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh shares practical techniques for improving breathing and swallowing, vital functions that can be affected by Parkinson’s disease.   – Looking for more practical tips? Download the presentation slides from speech language pathologist, John Dean MA CCC-SLP.

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            • social-capital-and-the-value-of-relationships-in-parkinsons

              Social Capital and the Value of Relationships in Parkinson’s

                Al Condeluci, PhD from United Cerebral Palsy/CLASS of Pittsburgh speaks from experience on the importance of staying engaged and connected. Dr. Condeluci’s father lived with Parkinson’s disease.

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                Parkinson’s Research Update: Marching Upward and Onward

                  Parkinson’s is a complex disorder. While there are many unknowns surrounding the disease, current research is aiming to understand disease mechanisms better and translate that into new treatments. Dr. Joohi Jimenez-Shahed of Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX discusses the state of Parkinson’s research and what that means for

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                • the-pd-you-dont-see-cognitive-and-non-motor-symptoms

                  The PD You Don’t See: Cognitive and Non-motor Symptoms

                    Some of the first symptoms people with Parkinson’s may experience are not visible to others. As the disease progresses, cognitive and other non-motor symptoms continue to be a significant aspect of living with Parkinson’s. Joanne Hamilton, PhD, ABPP-CN of Advanced Neurobehavioral Health of Southern California in Poway, CA explains what

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                  • from-clear-to-partly-cloudy-parkinsons-and-cognition

                    From Clear to Partly Cloudy: Parkinson’s and Cognition

                      Parkinson’s disease affects more than movement, and changes in cognition represent a non-motor symptom that everyone living with Parkinson’s will experience at one time or another. Paul Short, PhD, clinical psychologist and “the Parkinson’s Coach” discusses how these changes manifest themselves and affect daily life and offers practical solutions for

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