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Parkinson's Disease Education Podcast

Apr 10, 2024

*For the BEST visual experience, I highly suggest watching this podcast episode on YouTube here.*

In this episode I do my best to break down and to simplify the cellular processes that result in abnormal aggregation of the protein alpha-synuclein in the nerve cells that produce #dopamine and how this leads to most of,...


Mar 27, 2024

In part 7 of the PD Medications, Purposes, and Mechanisms #miniseries we will be learning about Levodopa and Carbidopa/Levodopa as the Gold Standard medication for increasing levels of #dopamine that are needed to function and to keep movement symptoms (and non-movement systems) at bay. Here is the video version....


Mar 13, 2024

In part 6 of the PD Medications, Purposes, and Mechanisms #miniseries you will learn how Dopamine Agonists help to boost the levels of #dopamine needed to manage symptoms and to function as a PwP. Keep scrolling down to access the link to the Parkinson's Foundation page about Dopamine Agonists.

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Feb 28, 2024

Part four of the PD Medications, Purposes, and Mechanisms #miniseries is here! If you have never heard of anticholinergics before then you will know them quite well after this episode. Resting #tremors are among the most debilitating symptoms of PD and these medications can possibly help with that, though you...


Feb 14, 2024

OK, it's time for part THREE of our PD Medications, Purposes, and Mechanisms #miniseries! In part three you will learn about Adenosine A2A Antagonists and how they can help in management of the symptoms of PD. Keep scrolling down to access the link to the Parkinson's Foundation page about Adenosine A2A Antagonists....