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Ask the Doctor About Parkinsons Disease Michael S. Okun

Ask the Doctor About Parkinsons Disease

Michael S. Okun

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ISBN : 9781932603811
Paperback
200 pages
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 About the Book 

Parkinson’s disease is a chronic and progressive disease which can cause life-changing symptoms, including tremors, balance problems, and rigidity of limbs. Derived from Ask the Doctor, a website column written by the authors for the NationalMoreParkinson’s disease is a chronic and progressive disease which can cause life-changing symptoms, including tremors, balance problems, and rigidity of limbs. Derived from Ask the Doctor, a website column written by the authors for the National Parkinson Foundation, this book explores frequently asked questions about the disease. It offers detailed answers to the most common questions, including the role of heredity in Parkinson’s, its symptoms and diagnosis, the effectiveness of drugs and other treatments, whether the disease’s progression can be slowed, the future of stem cell treatment in the fight against Parkinson’s disease, and many others. Written in plain, easy-to-understand language, it arms readers — whether already living with Parkinson’s disease, newly diagnosed, or caring for a loved one — with the knowledge they need to better understand and manage the disease.