Working so no one is isolated because of Parkinson's. Welcome to the PRO website. As our site matures, we are enjoying accolades and appreciation for it's content and easy to access resources. Thank you to all who have given us their feedback. The WELLNESS VILLAGE continues to grow as more and more professionals dedicated to the Parkinson's community offer their services. Read, enjoy, SHARE our site with others... you are not alone. PRO is here for you... Let us know how we may better serve.
About 98% of all drugs cannot reach the brain…Some drugs that do reach the brain only “treat symptoms” for a short while …For the first time in the history of mankind… You need not be a scientist or a physician to learn and understand that drugs have to reach the brain in order for them to be effective in curing brain diseases. Did you know that? Most drugs capable of halting or curing Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease do … [Read More...]
From the Publication: Neurology Advisor Hannah Dellabella, Asst Editor SAN DIEGO — Inhaled levodopa (CVT-301) can reduce the amount of “off” time per day for patients with Parkinson's on an oral levodopa/dopamine-decarboxylase inhibitor regimen, according to a study presented at the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) 19th International Congress in San Diego, Calif. Levodopa is the most effective oral … [Read More...]
ABOUT PASTURED EGGS VERSUS CAGED BIRD’S EGGS In 2007, Mother Earth News commissioned an independent lab to test eggs from 14 pastured flocks and compared the results with nutrition data from the USDA on eggs from commercial flocks. The results were dramatic: This huge uptick in micronutrients and healthy fat in pastured eggs makes them not only healthier, but far tastier. Bottom line: Do what you need to do to get … [Read More...]
HOW MANY OF THESE HAVE YOU HEARD OF? National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) NINDS has been a supporter of Parkinson’s Resource Organization almost from PRO’s inception. With their permission, we have taken information from their website, which you can do as well. We encourage you to visit their site to learn the prognoses and treatments for the below listed diseases. A number of disorders can cause … [Read More...]
CMS Rule Would Cover These Discussions Under Medicare Washington, D.C. — The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) applauds the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for proposing a rule to pay providers for discussing advance care plans with their patients under Medicare Part B. NAELA previously sent a letter to CMS advocating for these changes last October. NAELA members are attorneys who are experienced … [Read More...]
Once again Macy's stores Nationwide support non profits in a fabulous way. This year, August 29,2015 TREAT YOURSELF to a special shopping spree, GET A SPECIAL DISCOUNT and SUPPORT PARKINSON'S RESOURCE ORGANIZATION. SHOP-SAVE-SUPPORT! FABULOUS!! … [Read More...]
Desert Zen Wellness Joanne Hurvitz, ACE Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and founder of DESERT ZEN WELLNESS dedicates a big portion of her practice to senior patients: those recovering from surgery, navigating the challenges of Parkinson’s or simply wanting an optimal quality of life full of energy, flexibility, vitality and longevity. Strength, Balance, Flexibility, Stamina… all vital aspects to ULTIMATE QUALITY OF LIFE. What … [Read More...]