The five stages of Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease (PD) affects everyone differently. The disease doesn’t always move in a straight line and it can be tricky to predict exactly how it will progress. Symptoms can vary significantly from person to person, as can the severity of symptoms and the rate of progression.  Nevertheless, there are some general patterns of progression that […]

Understanding the relationship between diet and Parkinson’s disease

A balanced diet provides your body with the nutrients it needs to function effectively. For people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), a balanced diet is even more important. Research suggests some types of food may help alleviate the symptoms of PD, while others may exacerbate them. Some foods can even impact the way PD medication works.  […]