Category - Diagnosed with Young PD

Main section – Diagnosed with PD. The three words ‘you have Parkinson’s’ are not the ones anyone wants to hear. For those diagnosed at a younger age, it’s likely to have taken some time even to get to that conclusion. Along the way there may have been tests, lots of well-meaning people reassuring you that you’re too young, possibly an operation or two to fix a ‘frozen shoulder’ and the bizarrely almost right but very wrong ‘it’s all in your head’.

No Sex Please, We’re Parkies

For someone diagnosed in their twenties, thirties or even forties – life is permanently interrupted with a need to realise that things can never return to where they were before. This affects not only career and earning power but – more importantly – relationships, perhaps getting married and having a family. PD is many things, but ‘sexy’ ain’t one of them… explains Sarah Collings.

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Symptoms and Management

Symptoms and Management How To Get The Help That’s Right For You.. People with PD can have myriad...

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