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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 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....

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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...

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...

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COMT Inhibitors for the Treatment of Parkinson’s

In more advanced cases of PD, what we’d really like is for the dopamine to hang around for a bit longer,...

dopamine-inhibitors

MAOB Inhibitors for the Treatment of Parkinson’s

One of the other strategies that we have that can treat Parkinson’s disease is to allow the dopamine that’s in the...