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marjjane posted:
Hi. My husband was just diagnosed with Parkinson's Dis. and I'm looking for good information about the disease. Anything and everything. And...where do I begin? Any help will be appreciated.
atti_editor responded:
Hi marjjane,

I think that it is great that you want to learn anything and everything about Parkinson's in order to better help your husband. This visual guide to Parkinson's Disease slideshow may be a good place to start. Our Parkinson's Disease Health Center also has a lot of great information that will help you to learn more. There you will find information on common symptoms, an overview of the 5 stages of Parkinson's, how to prevent falls, advice and support for caregivers and much more. This community can also be a great resource for you -- there are many people here who I am sure would be willing to share advice and experiences with you. I hope that you will continue to seek support here and that the information above is helpful Please let us know how you and your husband are doing!

Best wishes,
luv2fishpublic responded:
I checked the local library. One book we have found helpful is "Parkinson's Disease 300 Tips for Making Life Easier". Many tips are for more advanced disease than the stage where my husband is now, and it seems to be a good resource as it progresses.

Helpful Tips

Sensory symptoms in Parkinson's DiseaseExpert
Sensory complaints in PD are not uncommon, and include visual changes, loss of sense of smell, restless legs syndrome (RLS), and pain. ... More
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