Barcelona: A gathering place for the pollinators of change- by Maria De Leon
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1y ago
“You have within you the strength, the patience, the passion …to change the world.” Harriet Tubman I often think of my Parkinsons journey as a great odyssey undergoing a complete transformation akin to the metamorphosis experienced by caterpillars in their cycle to become a butterfly. And as the blue butterfly is an ever present symbol of my voyage, I am reminded how these beautiful creatures although they may shine bright in the light with its beautiful iridescent turquoise colors on close inspection they lack actual pigmentation. Their beauty and strength comes from the tiny scales (like a ..read more
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World Movement Disorder Day : A Decree to Help Improve Lives of People Living with PD -By Maria De Leon
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1y ago
Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.” Henry Ford Today was a landmark day (November 29, 2022), first ever recognition and celebration on a World wide scale of neurology experts in the field of movement disorders to be known hence forth as “World Movement Disorder Day.” This is a huge accomplishment and source of great pride both as a neurologist/movement disorder specialist as well as a patient living with a chronic progressive neurodegenerative disorder that is rapidly becoming the fastest growing movement disorder and second only ..read more
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Wegohealth Awards finalist!
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1y ago
thank you to all who have supported me in my advocacy journey to bring about change that will make those living and caring for #parkinsons better – thanks to my grandmother who inspired this journey ..read more
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The National Plan to End Parkinson’s Act has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives
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Questions for Care: Do You Need a Service Animal? by Erika Barrera
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Questions for Care: Do You Need a Service Animal? by Erika Barrera
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2y ago
IMAGE: https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1598962056963-9323f7a1dac2%5D If you’re a caretaker for a loved one with Parkinson’s, or if you’re someone struggling with it yourself, you’re probably all too aware of the daily struggles that come with the disease. This National Institute on Aging article enumerates shaking, stiffness, and difficulty with walking, balance, and coordination as some of the symptoms that arise from this brain disorder. Moreover, one of the biggest risk factors for Parkinson’s is age, making it difficult to manage worsening symptoms in our personal lives. This ..read more
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Los Tulipanes: Símbolo de Valentia y Fuerza (Tulips: Symbol of Courage and Strength) By Dr. De Leon
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International Women’s Day – ‘Choose to challenge’: By Maria De Leon
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Interview with Jody on Parkinson’s disease and nOH
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