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Planning Daily Activities With Parkinson's Disease
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Andie_WebMD_Staff posted:
Parkinson's disease can affect many aspects of a person's daily life. However, with careful planning and activity moderation, the effects of Parkinson's can become much less stressful and intrusive.

This article on Planning Daily Activities With Parkinson's Disease will offer tips in everyday areas like:
  • Conserving energy
  • Getting dressed
  • Bathing & Personal Hygiene
  • Eating, Drinking & Cooking
  • And, more...
If you are wondering how to help someone suffering with PD, this is a great place to get started. Often times, knowing HOW to help is the first step and this article will give you some good ideas.

Check out the article, and share any of your own tips, questions or comments here with the community.

Hope this helps!
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njladyluck responded:
Hi, I am doing more now after being diagnosed with Parkinson's than before. I was in stage 2 when diagnosed and was a couch potato. Now I walk from 14-18 miles a week, yoga 2x, zumba 1x, weight machines 2x a week. My energy level since being diagnosed with Parkinson is greatly improved since beginning the exercise. I feel I should push myself more not less. I joined an on-line Parkinson support group and I know others do not feel this way - but then again others do believe the same as I do. So here are 2 different outlooks. .
 
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lovedogs1955 responded:
I definitely try to pace myself and for the most part do pretty well with it. Lately, tho, I kind of feel like I am moving (and sometimes talking) through jello. Does that make any sense to anyone? It's the best way I can describe it. I have an appt to see my Neurologist next week. Does anyone else feel like that?


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