A complete guide to Parkinson's from two people with the disease who cofounded a national support and advocacy organization.In Living Well with Parkinson's Disease, Gretchen Garie and Michael J. Church, a couple who both have Parkinson's and live daily with the effects of the disease, thoroughly discuss diagnosis, treatment options, and the emotional consequences of this difficult illness. With a conversational, pragmatic, and personal tone, they offer advice on such topics as:how Parkinson's disease affects relationshipsthe role of diet, supplements, and rest and relaxationstrategies for navigating professional life and the maze of the health-care systemhandling everyday challenges such as buttoning a shirt or rolling over in bedand more!Compassionate and inspiring, Living Well with Parkinson's Disease offers knowledge and wisdom from those who understand the challenges of dealing with Parkinson's every day.
- Publication Date:
- 13 / 10 / 2009