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How do I manage my Parkinson's disease on a daily basis?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

The most important thing to do when living with Parkinson's disease is to follow your doctor's orders. Your treatment plan will help keep you functioning as long as possible, so if you're directed to take medication daily, follow the routine. Beyond that, eating healthy and staying active can help you keep your mobility. A diet high in fiber has been helpful to some. As you go about daily life, take extra caution. Concentrate when walking and do your best to avoid falling.

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