Treating Constipation

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Constipation

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Sleep Apnoea

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Restless Legs Syndrome

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Daytime sleepiness

So many patients spend their day sleeping.  Listen to the causes and treatments for this tricky symptom. VIEW ALL VIDEOS

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Sleep fragmentation and Insomnia

Disrupted overnight sleep can occur for many reasons.  Listen here to some of the common and potentially reversible causes of fragmented...

what is alzheimer's

What is Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s disease is the commonest dementia that we know. Again it’s a disease of the brain that’s associated with ageing. There...

What is Lewy Body

What is Lewy Body?

Classically, when we look down the microscope at someone who has Parkinson’s disease and look at their brain, we can see...

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What is Vascular Dementia?

Vascular Dementia often comes into our thinking when we’re looking at some patients with dementia. And what we’re seeing with Vascular...

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What is Frontotemporal Dementia?

Frontotemporal Dementia is probably one of the leading causes of younger onset dementia. Patients being affected from their 30s to their...

What is Lewy Body Dementia

What is Lewy Body Dementia?

People often confuse, and come up to me and ask what’s the difference between having Parkinson’s Disease or Lewy Body Dementia....

Sundowning in Alzheimer’s Disease

Sleep-wake disturbances are common in Alzheimer’s disease and can lead to great distress.  The most frequently seen phenomenon is sundowning where...

The genetics of alzheimers disease

The Role of Genes in Alzheimer’s Disease

The genetics of Alzheimer’s disease are a little bit more complicated. Unfortunately, we don’t see a very clear pattern in Alzheimer’s...

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What is Progressive Supranuclear Palsy?

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy is a Parkinson mimic. To look alike, either in a typical Parkinson or a Parkinson Plus syndrome. So...

A negative reaction to Parkinson's or Dementia Diagnosis

A Negative Reaction to the Diagnosis

One of the challenges with these diseases of the brain, is that there can be a bit of a stigma attached...

acetylcholine - treatment for Parkinson's

Acetylcholine – an important brain chemical in memory function

Treating Alzheimer’s Disease is very challenging. Unfortunately, we don’t have very effective therapies that improve memory, but the strategies that we...

Advanced Therapy for Parkinson's Disease

Device Assisted Technologies for the Advanced Therapy of PD

We talked a bit about the medications for Parkinson’s disease and how effective they are. Patients often say to me “Will...

Neurodegenerative Disease - Causes - Genes

Neurodegenerative Disease – Genes

Probably the most common question I get asked by support groups and people in general is “Is this disease of mine...

Treatment for Atypical Parkinson's Disease

Treatment for Atypical Parkinson’s Disease

Our treatment for atypical Parkinson’s Disease, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Multiple System Atrophy, Corticobasal Syndrome, Vascular Parkinsonism is much harder. In these...

Dopamine Agonist

Dopamine Agonists

One of our strategies for treating Parkinson’s disease is to trick the brain by giving patients a dopamine agonist, and dopamine...