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A Parkinson’s diagnosis can bring many different emotions — denial, anger, sadness, frustration. It’s important to know that no matter what emotions you feel, you’re not alone. Listen as people with Parkinson’s and their loved ones discuss how they’ve navigated emotions in the early years with Parkinson’s disease. This podcast episode offers person…
 
Public policy plays an important role in speeding a cure for Parkinson’s. In this episode, experts discuss ways to become a Parkinson’s advocate and how you can reach out to your elected officials to help influence change on behalf of the Parkinson’s community. Experts also highlight the first-ever legislation solely dedicated to ending Parkinson’s…
 
Many people with Parkinson’s consider telehealth a useful tool for getting care. But for some, the technology or visit may be tough to navigate. In this episode, experts discuss how to make the most of a virtual visit with a doctor and the impact of telehealth on research and care. Recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s? You can play a critical role i…
 
Walking is a complex skill. So, shares Catherine Kopil, PhD, in the third episode of our “Parkinson’s Science POV” podcast series. Gait requires a symphony of connections between the brain and body, which makes it one of the hardest Parkinson’s symptoms to treat. Kopil, MJFF Senior Vice President of Clinical Research, and Chief Scientific Officer M…
 
Parkinson’s can affect the automatic and involuntary functions our bodies perform, like heartbeat and digestion. In this episode, experts discuss common but lesser-known Parkinson’s symptoms — including bladder problems, constipation, low blood pressure and sweating — and what you can do to treat them. Recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s? You can p…
 
In honor of Father’s Day, The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) is sharing a special podcast episode between three adult children who discuss how they each have navigated having a father with Parkinson’s disease. This Father’s Day and beyond, MJFF celebrates the experiences of patients, loved ones, researchers, advocates and supporters — speeding pr…
 
What is the science behind genetic inheritance that increases the chance of getting Parkinson’s disease (PD) later in life? In this episode, experts explain what genetic mutations are, those that are mostly seen in people with PD and the benefits of genetic testing. Join the study that could change everything at michaeljfox.org/podcast-ppmi. Like o…
 
Did you know the government plays an important role in helping find a cure for Parkinson’s, and in caring for those living with the disease? In this episode, Michael J. Fox Foundation policy experts and grassroots advocates discuss the importance of telling your story and building relationships with elected officials who represent you in the halls …
 
Navigating a Parkinson’s diagnosis can be challenging, but you’re not alone. In this episode replay, experts share practical tips for managing the early years of Parkinson’s disease. If you’ve recently been diagnosed with Parkinson’s, you can play a critical role in our landmark Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI) study. Connect with …
 
How is Parkinson’s diagnosed? Tracked? Importantly, predicted? In the second episode of our “Parkinson’s Science POV” podcast series, MJFF Chief Scientific Officers discuss progress toward better tests for Parkinson’s disease, including a recent report of a brain scan of a key Parkinson’s protein. They discuss imaging, fluid measures and wearable d…
 
We all dream when we sleep. Some don’t remember dreams. Others clearly recall what they did, how they felt, and who else was there. Still others unintentionally act out their dreams. They may imagine catching a touchdown pass, running from a wild animal, or fending off an enemy. In this episode, our on-staff movement disorder specialist speaks with…
 
Some people act out their dreams while asleep. They may punch, kick, yell or even fall out of bed. This sleep problem can be linked to Parkinson’s and other brain diseases. In this episode, experts share why sleep issues happen and what you can do to manage them. If you or your bed partner have sleep issues — whether you have Parkinson’s or not — y…
 
Sexual problems are common in people with Parkinson's, but they can be difficult to talk about. In this episode, experts discuss how Parkinson’s and associated symptoms like sleep changes impact relationships and they share strategies for improving physical and emotional intimacy. A deeper understanding of Parkinson’s disease biology could improve …
 
People with Parkinson's often ask how diet and exercise fit into their overall care plan. In this episode, experts share what you can do today to eat healthier, exercise, boost brain health and live well as you age. Our landmark Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative is open to anyone over age 18 in the U.S. Join the study that could change eve…
 
Parkinson’s disease changes: its biology and symptoms start even before the cardinal movement issues and evolve decades after diagnosis. In the first episode of our new podcast series “Parkinson’s Science POV,” MJFF Chief Scientific Officers discuss strategies to stop disease progression at every stage. This episode covers our Foundation’s approach…
 
Over the past decade, The Michael J. Fox Foundation’s landmark Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative has changed how research is done and what scientists know about the brain. Listen as experts discuss the study’s expansion and why now it needs you. PPMI is open to anyone over age 18 in the U.S. Join the study that could change everything at m…
 
People early in their disease course are valuable partners in research working toward cures. Experts discuss why this is so important for The Michael J. Fox Foundation’s landmark Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI) and the critical role you can play in research. Recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s? Connect with the PPMI team today at …
 
What is an “off” period in Parkinson’s? Why does it look so different from person to person? And how do you manage these episodes? Experts discuss steps to work with your doctor and care partners to manage these times when medication is wearing off between doses.על ידי Michael J. Fox Foundation
 
Tune in to part two of this podcast takeover as the global advocacy group — the PD Avengers — highlights more Parkinson’s organizations from all over the world. Connect with new groups, learn about their mission and find resources that can support you and your family in your journey with the disease.…
 
Ever wondered why there are so many Parkinson’s organizations around the world? Join the PD Avengers — a global advocacy group — as they take over MJFF’s podcast to understand what sets each organization apart, and how you can get involved today.על ידי Michael J. Fox Foundation
 
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