Neuromuscular

Parkinsons Disease

When to Start Levodopa for Parkinson’s Disease

Finally, we know whether taking levodopa early in Parkinson’s disease adds benefit or increases risks.

Multiple Sclerosis

Surprising Trigger of MS Attacks

Food allergies may be linked to increased frequency of multiple sclerosis (MS) attacks, according Harvard study.

Neuromuscular

Help, My Foot Is Buzzing!

If your foot feels like it’s vibrating—as if you’re standing on a cell phone—you may be having benign fasciculations. Here’s what they are…

Neuromuscular

Getting Clumsy or Feeling Numb in Your Hands or Feet? It Could Be CMT

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is one of the most common inherited neurological disorders. Clumsiness and numbness can be the first signs. Learn more…

Neuromuscular

Is Whiplash More Dangerous If It Happens Again?

Repeated whiplash can lead to chronic whiplash disorder with long-lasting or even lifetime symptoms.

Parkinsons Disease

The Parkinson’s Rx: A Strong Dose of Exercise

To slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease, exercise is more effective than you might imagine. Here are the specific exercises that work best…

Multiple Sclerosis

Are You Missing the Early Warning Signs of MS?

New criteria for diagnosing MS can mean earlier, more effective treatment, but only if you tell your doctor as soon as you detect one of these problems.

Parkinsons Disease

Parkinson’s Patients Are Given Drugs That Work Against Each Other

Parkinson’s patients are being prescribed acetylcholinesterase inhibitors and anticholinergics—something that should never happen.

Parkinsons Disease

New Risk Factor for Parkinson’s

Metabolic syndrome raises risk for heart disease and diabetes—and Parkinson’s disease, according to a large new study.

Parkinsons Disease

Your Tears May Be the Key to Earlier Diagnosis of Parkinson’s

Researchers discover a specific protein in tears that could lead to much earlier diagnosis, and treatment, of Parkinson’s disease. Read about it here…

Multiple Sclerosis

The Big Mistake Most MS Patients Make

For most multiple sclerosis patients, drugs are the only treatment used. Treatment that combines meds and nondrug strategies offers much better care...

Neuromuscular

Keep Aching Muscles at Bay

Are your muscles complaining with pain? Here’s what to do… Soak in a bay leaf bath to soothe strained muscles.…

Parkinsons Disease

Best Nondrug Approaches for Parkinson’s

Tai chi, dancing and coffee…yes, coffee!…can make a difference... The telltale tremors, muscle stiffness and other movement problems that plague…

Neuromuscular

Prevent Carpal Tunnel in 5 Minutes

Some people are always on the computer. Constant keyboard tapping can really do a number on your wrist tendons, resulting…

Neuromuscular

Natural Ways to Quiet Tremors

Nondrug approaches can help without dangerous side effects… Most people think of tremors—rhythmic trembling in your hands, voice, head or…