Emma Watch: A Device to Reduce Tremor in Parkinson’s Patients

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Overview Parkinson’s disease affects more than 10 million people around the world, with tens of thousands of people being diagnosed every year. One of the primary symptoms of this progressive disease is tremor, which appears when the hands are at rest. Over 80% of Parkinson’s patients experience tremor. Tremor is embarrassing and can be troublesome … Read moreEmma Watch: A Device to Reduce Tremor in Parkinson’s Patients

Top 5 Innovative Products to Help Parkinson’s Patients

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There have been developed remarkable products for Parkinson’s disease patients in recent years. Some of these products are already available on the market and have brought a significant improvement in the lives of thousands of patients while others are still in the prototype stage. Here is the list of the top 5 most innovative products … Read moreTop 5 Innovative Products to Help Parkinson’s Patients

New Drugs in the Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

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Parkinson’s disease is a brain disorder that affects more than 10 million people worldwide. The disease symptoms appear when the brain produces a very low level of Dopamine, which is a neurotransmitter responsible for body movement. Although there is no cure for Parkinson’s disease, the disease symptoms can be managed with medication. There have been … Read moreNew Drugs in the Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

Dopamine and Parkinson’s Disease – What’s the Link?

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Dopamine is often linked to pleasure, alertness, addiction and mood elevation. However, Dopamine also has another key role in the brain and that is the movement. If your brain produces a normal level of Dopamine, your body will be charged enough to perform all sort of movements; whether it’s is running, walking, getting in and … Read moreDopamine and Parkinson’s Disease – What’s the Link?

Path Finder – Laser Shoes for Parkinson’s Patients

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 Path Finder is a small and lightweight laser cueing shoe which projects a bright green laser line across the path. It is primarily designed for people suffering from gait freezing due to Parkinson’s disease and other Parkinsonian conditions. The Path Finder laser shoe is also useful for those who have an abnormal gait pattern because … Read morePath Finder – Laser Shoes for Parkinson’s Patients

Big and Loud Therapy for Parkinson’s Patients

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People with Parkinson’s disease often have difficulty with speech and trouble in performing different body movements. These problems become more evident when the disease reaches its advanced stage. Besides medication, different exercise approaches are used to overcome these problems. One most effective exercise therapy that got much attention in recent years is the LSVT (Lee … Read moreBig and Loud Therapy for Parkinson’s Patients