Understanding YOPD

Being diagnozed with PD is a huge shock. To try to ease the journey I have put together a guide of 7 things to focus on as you navigate the early days of PD.
Here’s an explanation of some of the terms you’ll hear used around young onset Parkinson's, plus insights from Sarah Tilley Sykes who has YOPD.
YOPD hits prime time TV in a five part drama on Bank Holiday Monday - August 29, 2022.
Specialist Parkinson Physiotherapists Maria Lewis and Sally Tawhai explain why the best exercise for YOPD does not involve mindless hours on a treadmill but something demanding effort - that can fully engage both brain and body.
Being diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson's Disease (YOPD) - also referred to as Early Onset Parkinson's (EOPD) can take time to process. Read this first.
For those with PD 'time of the month' is particularly tricky. As ever, it's not the same for everyone, but many women find that for those few days the drugs don't work.