Informative, practical and uplifting, this is a book for anyone with Parkinson's and for those who c...Read moreBorrow book
Informative, practical and uplifting, this is a book for anyone with Parkinson's and for those who care for and support them. It contains answers to almost any question you might ask about Parkinson's, from symptoms and diagnosis to the latest treatments and therapies, as well as the most recent medical research into stem cells and gene therapy. Drawing on her own experience of Parkinson's as well as that of others, Ann Andrews offers accessible advice on how to cope with the impact of Parkinson's on everything from employment, finance and relationships, to exercise, diet and self-care. The resulting combination of the practical and the personal sets this book apart from others on the same topic. Thoroughly researched and perceptively written, this is an empowering resource for anyone needing to adjust their life to Parkinson's.
Meet Nikolai - a man with Parkinson's disease. Nikolai invites readers to learn about Parkinson's fr...Read moreBorrow book
Can I tell you about Parkinson's Disease?
Meet Nikolai - a man with Parkinson's disease. Nikolai invites readers to learn about Parkinson's from his perspective, helping them to understand how Parkinson's affects his daily life and why some tasks can be especially challenging for him. He also gives advice on how to help someone with Parkinson's when they have difficulties with physical movements and memory. This illustrated book is full of useful information and will be an ideal introduction for children from the age of 7, as well as older readers. It will help family, friends and carers better understand and explain the condition, and will be an excellent starting point for group discussions.
Parkinson's, or the onset of Parkinson's, is a very stressful time for those unfortunate enough to s...Read moreBorrow book
Parkinson's, or the onset of Parkinson's, is a very stressful time for those unfortunate enough to suffer it. Quite often guidance on the subject is conflicting and unclear. This Third Updated Edition of Explaining Parkinson's deals with Parkinson's in a very sensitive and clear way and will be of great assistance and comfort to those who read it. The book gives advice on techniques for coping with the diagnosis, finding the right doctors, diets and, overall, dealing with the condition and the attendant stress.