Monthly Archives: May 2010

Fighting Parkinson’s, Adrenaline and Dopamine

As I am working my way through Dr. Walton-Hadlock’s research, I am learning about adrenaline and dopamine and the emotions that cause their release…and their non-release. (Later entries will discuss the stomach meridian/channel and working out this energy flow problem to … Continue reading

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Fighting Parkinson’s, something new I am learning

I haven’t written in a week as I have begun learning something new. In my research, I discovered the Parkinson’s Recovery Project. “The project leader is Dr. Janice Walton-Hadlock, DAOM (Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine), a teacher at Five Branches … Continue reading

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Fighting Parkinson’s, a little about caregivers

Not much is ever said about caregivers. Sometimes daily caregivers are healthcare professionals, but most often, they are spouses and other family members. When the caregiver is a healthcare professional, there is a certain detachment because they are treating a … Continue reading

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Fighting Parkinson’s, milk thistle and liver health

I have had a couple of people suggest milk thistle because it is supposed to help detoxify the liver, and I am focused on clearing liver wind. Here are a couple of excerpts from my research:

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Fighting Parkinson’s, having a positive attitude

I have received very nice off-line feedback regarding keeping a positive attitude and how big a part this plays in fighting Parkinson’s or any other disease. It reminded me of an article I read months ago where the author said he noticed that if he spoke to somebody … Continue reading

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Fighting Parkinson’s, the issue of depression, and a thank you to good friends

I have read that depression is a Parkinson’s symptom. Upon reviewing the definition and symptoms of depression, I am happy to say that I am fortunate it has not visited itself upon me. I do not feel depressed; quite to the contrary, … Continue reading

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Fighting Parkinson’s, It fights me back – Part 2

Yesterday was a better day, not great, but better. The hips and lower back pain I experienced on Saturday and Sunday had reduced themselves to dull sensations. Today, no hips or lower back pain.

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Fighting Parkinson’s, It fights me back

I got out of bed yesterday morning and had to sit down on the floor for a while because my hips and lower back hurt. The pain was greater than the usual achiness I experience when first getting out of bed. I … Continue reading

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