Thinking About Parkinson’s Disease – Small Muscles

(This blog is my observations and opinions. It is not intended as medical advice as I am not a doctor. Please seek a medical professional’s advice). Much like the advertising lingo, “There’s an app for that”—for Parkinson’s, “There’s a symptom for that.” The extra large symptom listings contain a malady for every organ, system, and limb. At least it feels that way. Observing my progression and that of fellow...

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Thinking about Parkinson’s Disease: What to do next…

By Andean White (Diagnosed May 2008) (This blog is my observations and opinions only) “You have Parkinson’s Disease.” When I’ve talked to other patients diagnosed with PD, they tell me their initial response to the doctor’s declaration was at first, depression, then confirmation, and finally acceptance. After a time, most turned their initial negativity to feelings of optimism. I believe this to be a mixture of what...

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