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By Soania Mathur, MD

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Drooling and Excess Saliva in Parkinson's Disease Created: Wednesday, May 13, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Find out why people with Parkinson's disease have excess saliva and drool, and what can be done to help.
    • A General Approach To Managing Your Parkinson's Disease Created: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Parkinson's disease and its many effects can be approached with a general management strategy in order to optimize your quality of life.
    • Dystonia vs. Dyskinesia Created: Friday, February 14, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Managing Parkinson's requires a delicate balance between medications and side effects. Clarification between dystonia and dyskinesia is important.
    • Can I Inherit Parkinson's Disease? Created: Monday, April 13, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Studies show that first-degree relatives of people with PD are twice as likely to develop PD than relatives of people without the disease." itemprop="description" Tuesday, March 04, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      The diagnosis of Parkinson's disease can be a complex process. This group of articles from a physician and patient perspective assists in its understanding.
    • Young Onset vs. Late Onset Parkinson's Disease Created: Sunday, March 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Although there are many similarities between all patients diagnosed with Parkinson's, there are some unique challenges that those with Young Onset Parkinson's Disease face.
    • Early Signs and Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease Created: Thursday, February 05, 2009 Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014
      Read about the early signs and symptoms of Parkinson's disease to see if you might have the symptoms that come with the onset of PD." itemprop="description"> Sunday, March 30, 2014 Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014
      Whether or not to undergo genetics testing when faced with a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease is a very personal decision and this information may provide you with information that will allow you to make an educated choice.
    • The Importance of Biomarkers in Parkinson's Disease Created: Tuesday, March 04, 2014 Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014
      There is no diagnostic test for Parkinson's disease. Biomarkers which are measurable indicators of disease will help in diagnosis, management and treatment of Parkinson's.
    • The Many Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease Created: Tuesday, March 04, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014
      Parkinson's disease is a complicated disease and the features of this illness span many different body systems resulting in diverse range of symptoms.
    • Differential Diagnosis in Parkinson's Disease Created: Tuesday, March 04, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014
      A tremor isn't always due to Parkinson's disease. There are many other conditions to consider and certain atypical features that may indicate other forms of Parkinsonism.
    • Diagnosing Parkinson's Disease - An Overview Created: Tuesday, March 04, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014
      Diagnosing Parkinson's disease is a complex process of documenting symptoms, physical examination and sometimes neuroimaging or other tests.
    • Diagnostic Testing in Parkinson's Disease Created: Tuesday, March 04, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014
      Although there is no definitive test for Parkinson's, the role of neuroimaging in Parkinson's is discussed.
    • Physical Examination in Diagnosing Parkinson's Disease Created: Tuesday, March 04, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014
      Other than symptoms, physicians also get valuable information from their physical examination when trying to diagnose Parkinson's disease.
    • Dealing With Sleep Disorders in Parkinson's Created: Sunday, February 09, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
      Sleep disorders are common in Parkinson's and significantly affect quality of life. Here are some guidelines to help you get a better night's rest.
    • The Complex Etiology of Parkinson's Disease Created: Saturday, February 01, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
      We think of Parkinson's as being the result of low dopamine levels but it's more complicated resulting in a more complete understanding of the disease.
    • Build Your Support Team Created: Thursday, February 06, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
      Living well with Parkinson's Disease and optimizing management requires a team approach with a variety of medical and wellness professionals.
    • Contact Soania Mathur, MD Created: Thursday, January 30, 2014 Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014
      Find out how to get in touch with the Parkinson's Disease Expert.
    • List of Parkinson's Drugs and Their Generic Names Created: Wednesday, July 22, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
      A list of the generic names of popular Parkinson's disease drugs.
    • The Gastrointestinal Effects of Parkinson's Disease Created: Friday, April 24, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
      Find out what the gastrointestinal effect of Parkinson's disease can be.
    • Alternative Medicine for Pain in Parkinson's Disease Created: Thursday, April 16, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
      Find out what alternative medicine therapies can help alleviate the pain associated with Parkinson's disease.
    • Consider Participating in a Clinical Trial That Tests a New Treatment for PD Created: Monday, June 22, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
      Clinical trials for Parkinson's disease are beneficial to patients with Parkinson's disease for several reasons.
    • Treatments for the Emotional Challenge of Depression in Parkinson's Disease Created: Tuesday, June 09, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
      Find out the ways that your doctor can help treat depression in Parkinson's disease.
    • List of Medications Used to Treat Parkinson's Disease Created: Tuesday, March 10, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
      A list of the medications commonly used to treat medications with descriptions and descriptions of how they work.
    • Treatment for Parkinson's Disease Created: Monday, November 24, 2008 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
      Learn about different drug therapies, surgical treatments, and physical treatments for patients with Parkinson's disease.
    • Essential Tremor Created: Thursday, July 09, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
      A brief explanation of essential tremor and why it is different from Parkinson's disease.
    • Treatment of Dyskinesias and Motor Fluctuations Created: Thursday, July 02, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
      Find out how dyskinesias are treated.
    • Gastrointestinal Complications in Parkinson's Disease Created: Monday, May 11, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
      Find out what dietary problems may come up in mid to late stages of Parkinson's disease and how to cope with them.
    • Is There a Parkinsonian Personality? Created: Thursday, April 23, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
      Find out if there is a "Parkinson's personality."
    • Dressing Well Despite Parkinson's Disease Created: Thursday, August 13, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013
      Tips on how to make getting dressed easier when you have Parkinson's disease.
    • About Parkinson's Disease - The Basics of Parkinson's Disease Created: Sunday, November 16, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, November 16, 2010
      PD is a brain disorder involving loss of the chemical messenger dopamine. It is a progressive disorder, meaning that it typically gets worse over the years. Dopamine normally controls muscle activi..
    • Coping Strategies for Parkinson's Disease - Strategies For Coping with Parkinson's Disease Created: Tuesday, August 04, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, November 16, 2010
      Tips for coping with a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, and what not to do.

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