Category Archives: Parkinson

Conditions that Resemble Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a debilitating disease that affects a large percentage of the elderly population around the world. It causes degeneration of an essential part of your brain that affects motor control and movement. In turn, patients with Parkinson’s disease … Continue reading

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Warning Signs of Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative neurological disorder that affects the central nervous system. People who are diagnosed with the disease suffer from many movement disabilities including poverty of movement, involuntary shaking, muscle rigidity, and an unstable posture. The disease is … Continue reading

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Common Nutritional Concerns for People with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological disease that affects the central nervous system. This disorder mainly affects the elderly, and is caused by a physiological decrease of dopamine in the brain. Dopamine generating cells begin to die off at alarming … Continue reading

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Common Myths and Misconceptions about Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive, neurological disease that mainly affects those in the elderly community. Around 1 in 500 people develop Parkinson’s disease and there is no way to prevent or cure it. Most people know very little about Parkinson’s … Continue reading

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Tips on How to Care for an Elderly Person with Parkinson’s disease

There are thousands of new cases of Parkinson’s disease diagnosed each year and it is most common in those who are over the age of 65. Parkinson’s disease is more common in men than in women, but both genders can … Continue reading

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Understanding Parkinson’s disease and how homecare services can help

According to statistics, there are nearly 100,000 people living with Parkinson’s in Canada. This number is expected to double by the year 2016. Parkinson is caused by the death of cells in the brain that produce a chemical called dopamine. … Continue reading

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