Pain is a common but overlooked problem in Parkinson’s disease. Pain is an often overlooked non-motor symptom of Parkinson’s...see more disease (PD). Studies show that between 40-80% of people with PD report pain, which is likely why it is often suggested as a topic for this blog. (Please feel free to suggest a topic for future […]
Apathy and Parkinson’s Disease
Read Dr. Gilbert’s discussion of the relationship between apathy and Parkinson’s, a common non-motor symptom in...see more PWP.
Sweating and other skin problems in people with Parkinson’s disease
Parkinson’s disease can cause a range of skin issues, including...see more sweating and irritated, scaly skin. Dr. Gilbert discusses these issues and how to manage them.
Weight loss and Parkinson’s disease
Weight loss is a common symptom of Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Gilbert will discuss the causes...see more and consequences of weight loss and strategies to help.
Cognitive decline in Parkinson’s disease – is there anything we can do about it?
For many people, one of the most concerning non-motor features of Parkinson’s disease (PD) is cognitive decline. Attention, working...see more memory, executive function, memory, language and visual reasoning are the cognitive skills most frequently affected in PD which can be concerning because these skills allow us to perform daily functions such as paying attention, solving problems, […]
Understanding Atypical Parkinsonism
Dr. Gilbert explains the clinical distinctions between Parkinson’s disease and other parkinsonian disorders
Something on your Mind? Mental Health & Parkinson’s disease
Something on your mind? Mental health & Parkinson’s disease Dr. Gilbert interviews people with PD who share their insights...see more about their mental health concerns.
What is dystonia and how does it relate to Parkinson’s disease?
Dystonia is a movement disorder in which involuntary and...see more repetitive muscle movements cause a part of the body to twist or assume a particular posture.
In the beginning….The first symptoms of Parkinson’s disease
Dr. Gilbert discusses the common first symptoms of Parkinson’s disease