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Walking Off Symptoms of Parkinson’s
Even simple forms of exercise can strengthen the body and mind. People with Parkinson’s disease may be among those who can benefit from a no-frills regimen of walking.
Older Treatment May Be Better for Parkinson's
Newer, cutting-edge treatment is better — right? This may not always be the case, particularly in Parkinson's disease, say the authors of a new study.
Experts Issue Statement on Medical Marijuana
Thus far, 21 states and the District of Columbia have approved medical marijuana use to relieve symptoms of various illnesses. That substance may help some, but not all, people with brain diseases.
Special MRI Might Lead to Earlier Parkinson's Diagnosis
Parkinson’s disease can be hard for doctors to identify. And while it has no cure, early diagnosis can help those with the nerve-damaging disease choose an optimum course of treatment.
Common Myths About Overactive Bladder
Bladder issues can be tough to discuss and there is a great deal of confusion regarding OAB and other forms of incontinence. Here are several common myths about OAB.
What Women Need to Know About Bladder Control
Involuntary loss of urine can be embarrassing and a bit frustrating. Luckily, we have some information about the condition, possible causes and treatments.
The Benefits of Drinking Tea
Tea comes in four varieties and can provide a host of health benefits. Here are some of the potential health benefits of drinking tea.
Common Causes of Constipation
Constipation is defined as having a bowel movement less than three times a week. Here’s a list of possible causes of constipation.
Help for Drivers with Parkinson's
Amid the trembling, shaking and other changes that come with Parkinson's disease, many with Parkinson's still try to drive. One device might improve their driving ability.
Alcohol Abuse May Come With a Parkinson's Disease Risk
Chronic abuse of alcohol often leads to mental and physical health problems. According to recent research, one of those problems could be Parkinson's disease.