Your Guide to Parkinson's Resources

UCTV

9500 Gilman Drive, M/C 0176T
La Jolla, CA 92093-0176
800-742-5117
http://www.uctv.tv/search-moreresults.aspx?keyword=parkinson%27s

UCTV offers the public an extensive library of video presentations on Parkinson's disease from leading physicians. Use the keyword search function to find programs on PD-related topics such as: brain function, genetics, dietary/nutritional supplements, physical therapy, pscyhotherapy and more.

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USA.gov

USA.gov, Office of Citizen Services 1275 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20417
800-333-4636
http://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Health.shtml

Find an A-Z list of health topics and resources on insurance, prescription drugs, nutrition, caregiving, and more on this government Web site.

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The American Academy of Family Physicians

11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway
Leawood, KS 66211
(913) 906-6000
http://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0915/p1065.html

This is a peer-reviewed publication about Coenzyme Q10. Highlights include names of brands tested for purity, estimated cost, and dosage information. NOTE: Consult your Neurologist or Movement Disorders Specialist before taking ANY supplements.
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The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services External Web Site Policy , is the nation’s medical research agency—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives. Click on 'Finding a Clinical Trial' to search for PD related trials.

Listed in: Cognitive Testing & Evaluation and Supplements

2 Comments

Looking for Exercise as medicine for PD

Jeri Herron, Mar 10, 2013

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I know I need exercise, but can't seem to find the stamina for it since I also have a bad back. I live in the Ft. Worth,tx. area and am also looking for a meet up group of younger people 40 ish. Thanks for any help, Trisha

trisha anglin, Mar 19, 2013

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The NCCAM is the federal government's lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine. This Web site contains descriptive information on dietary supplements and a wide range of CAM interventions as well as advice on ways to pay for CAM treatments.
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