Medications are an inevitable part of managing Parkinson's disease. Here are 10 tips to help you optimize your medications and improve your quality of life.
Dopamine agonists in treating Parkinson's - another group of medications, not without their limitations but can help manage symptoms. Learn more...
Without your participation in clinical trials, better treatments for Parkinson's disease and ultimately a cure will never be found. Learn all about the process of becoming involved.
Since it's development decades ago, levodopa continues to be the gold standard of treatment for Parkinson's disease, improving motor symptoms and functioning.
The goal of treating Parkinson's disease must be quality of life and needs to be the main priority of patients and medical professionals alike.
When you enter the world of clinical research for Parkinson's or any other condition, it is important to understand the terms that are being used to describe the details of the clinical trial.
Like any decision, whether or not you participate in a Parkinson's clinical trial requires careful consideration of the pros and cons as they relate to a particular study.
Clinical trial recruitment in Parkinson's research delays the development of new treatments. But there are resources that help patients connect with the right study.
The term "clinical trials" can mean everything from a questionnaire to testing out a new drug for the first time. But all trials need participants.
As patients we are key to successful Parkinson's research. Without us better treatments and a cure will not be found - the importance of clinical trials.