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Treatment Options for Parkinson's Disease

Treatment Options for PD include a range of medications, speech therapy, physical therapy, exercise regimens, surgical interventions and implantation of brain stimulation devices.
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List of Parkinson's Drugs and Their Generic Names
A list of the generic names of popular Parkinson's disease drugs.

Speech and Voice in Parkinson's Disease
Speech therapy can help not just speech, but several functions in people with Parkinson's disease.

The Pros and Cons of Deep Brain Stimulation
If you are considering deep brain stimulation as a treatment for Parkinson's disease, you should know the risks and benefits

Treatment of Dyskinesias and Motor Fluctuations
Find out how dyskinesias are treated.

About Clinical Trials for Parkinson's Disease
Clinical trials are a way that you and doctors can work together to find new drugs and therapies that may help people with Parkinson's disease. Here, you can find out if clinical trials are right for you, and what you need to know if you're considering joining one.

Consider Participating in a Clinical Trial That Tests a New Treatment for PD
Clinical trials for Parkinson's disease are beneficial to patients with Parkinson's disease for several reasons.

Exercise to Help Your Parkinson's Disease
Find out how exercise will benefit people with Parkinson's and what you should do.

Treatments for the Emotional Challenge of Depression in Parkinson's Disease
Find out the ways that your doctor can help treat depression in Parkinson's disease.

Protein and Parkinson's Medications
Find out how protein interacts with levodopa medications for Parkinson's disease, and how to manage the protein in your diet so that it does not change the effectiveness of your medication.

Parkinson's and Supplements
Find out what dietary supplements may be beneficial to people with Parkinson's disease.

Should I Get a Pain Specialist?
Find out about pain in Parkinson's disease and whether you should see a pain specialist for your pain.

Treatment for Parkinson's Disease
Learn about different drug therapies, surgical treatments, and physical treatments for patients with Parkinson's disease.

List of Medications Used to Treat Parkinson's Disease
A list of the medications commonly used to treat medications with descriptions and descriptions of how they work.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease
Find out what alternative medicine therapies can help you live with Parkinson's disease.

Dopamine Medications for Parkinson's Disease
Medications that increase the level of dopamine in the brain are the most popular treatment for Parkinson's Disease. Read more about drug therapies here.

How Can Impulse Control Disorders in Parkinson's Disease be Treated?
Find out how to treat compulsive behaviors like gambling, hypersecuality, compulsive spending, compulsive eating, and punding caused by Parkinson's disease medications.

Improving Mood and Memory in People With Parkinson's Disease
Cognitive rehabilitation can help you with mood, memory, and thinking problems caused by Parkinson's Disease.

How Antioxidants Affect Parkinson's Disease
Neuroprotective therapies hold promise for slowing progression of Parkinson's disease because they can protect the cells that produce dopamine. Here is a summary of existing and upcoming neuroprotective therapies for PD.

The Pace of Innovation in Treatment of Parkinson's Disease
Looking at the history of the development of treatments for Parkinson's disease, there is hope that new treatments will continue to emerge that slow the progression of PD.

Over-the-Counter Pain Remedies and Parkinson’s: What Helps with Pain?
Find out what causes pain in Parkinson's disease, what you can do to alleviate your pain, and what over-the counter pain medications are best.

Alternative Medicine for Pain in Parkinson's Disease
Find out what alternative medicine therapies can help alleviate the pain associated with Parkinson's disease.

Tips for Managing All of Your Parkinson’s Disease Medications
Learn strategies to manage your medications properly, how to deal with pharmacies, and the wearing-on and wearing-off of medications.

How Can We Treat Parkinson's Disease
The National Institute of Nervous Disorders and Stroke discusses various treatment options for Parkinson's Disease.

Deep Brain Stimulation For Parkinson's Disease Information Page
Deep brain stimulation is a surgical treatment for the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Read more about this option from the NINDS website.

Build Your Support Team
Living well with Parkinson's Disease and optimizing management requires a team approach with a variety of medical and wellness professionals.

Dealing With Sleep Disorders in Parkinson's

Dystonia vs. Dyskinesia
Managing Parkinson's requires a delicate balance between medications and side effects. Clarification between dystonia and dyskinesia and when they occur, is important.

A General Approach To Managing Your Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson's disease and its many effects can be approached with a general management strategy in order to optimize your quality of life.

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