What is Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behaviour Disorder

Dream enactment behaviour where patients can injure themselves and/or their bed partners is a common symptom that needs to be addressed...

Memory problems in Parkinson’s Disease

The rates of cognitive decline and dementia are higher in Parkinson’s Disease.  Listen here to the facts and tips on how...

The role of Cognitive Training – Physiotherapy – Exercise – Speech Therapy

Non-pharmacological approaches are critical for Parkinson’s Disease and related conditions.  Here I discuss the role of Cognitive Training – Physiotherapy – Exercise...

What treatments and research are available for Freezing of Gait?

Freezing of Gait is a devastating symptom in Parkinson’s and related conditions.  Currently there is no magic bullet treatment but there...

What is Freezing of Gait?

Freezing of Gait is a devastating symptom in Parkinson’s and related conditions.  It causes an inability to walk that occurs without...

Is there any special diet for Parkinson’s Disease?

Many patients with Parkinson’s Disease are keen to know about diet and nutrition. This clip discusses whether there is a special...

How much exercise should I be doing for my Parkinson’s Disease?

Everyone knows that exercise is good for you and this is particularly true for people living with Parkinson’s Disease.  However, recent...

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What is Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s disease is a common degenerative disease of the brain. It’s associated with aging, but it doesn’t respect age. People under...

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The Pathology of Parkinson’s Disease?

Under the microscope the diseases of the brain look different. Parkinson’s Disease generally affects the cells that produce a chemical called...

The link between genes and parkinsonism

The Role of Genes in Parkinson’s

The genetics of Parkinson’s disease are very challenging. Basically, Parkinson’s affects one in 1,000 people. But interesting, if you go to...