Parkinson's Disease for Dummies (Paperback)

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Parkinson's Disease for Dummies (Paperback)


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A user-friendly guide to coping with the daily issues of Parkinson's

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease you're probably wrestling with fear, despair, and countless questions about the future. It's brighter than you think. In Parkinson's Disease for Dummies, you'll discover how to keep a positive attitude and lead an active, productive life as this user-friendly, guide pilots you through the important steps toward taking charge of your condition. It helps you:
  • Make sure you have an accurate diagnosis
  • Assemble and work with your health care team
  • Inform others about your condition
  • Choose the most effective medications
  • Establish a diet and exercise regimen
  • Consider surgical options, alternative therapies, and clinical trials
  • Maintain healthy personal and professional relationships
  • Adjust your routine as your PD progresses

This one-stop resource provides proven coping skills, first-hand advice, and practical tools, such as worksheets to assess care options, questions to ask doctors, and current listings of care providers.

Michele Tagliati, MD, is Director of the Parkinson's Disease Center at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. Gary N. Guten, MD, MA, is an orthopedic surgeon, author, and Parkinson's patient. Jo Horne, MA, is the author of three books and a long-distance care partner.
Product Details ISBN: 9780470073957
ISBN-10: 0470073950
Publisher: For Dummies
Publication Date: January 1st, 2007
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: For Dummies