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Help with Micrographia

micrographia example

Micrographia I often hear people talking about how sad and frustrated they are with how small their handwriting is. The abnormally small handwriting that people with Parkinson’s experience is called micrographia, and can be one of the early signs of…

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Parkinson’s and the Gut Microbiome

I’ve been seeing more and more articles about Parkinson’s starting in the gut. Thank you to Diane Sherman, (Coordinator, The Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Resource Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center) for the following information she featured in her newsletter 7/2/19….

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Happy Independence Day and Ice Cream Month!

Happy Independence Day

The summer holidays are in full swing this week with people on the move to their vacation destinations. For those of us who are staying here in town, July is travel month at our cafes. Join us as we share…

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Boxing for Body, Balance and Brain

Rock Steady Boxing NoVa

Recently, I attended Alec Langstein’s Rock Steady Boxing class in Tyson’s. It was great fun and although I was tired afterwards, it was a good kind of tired. I’d seen Alec talk about the benefits and do a quick demo…

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