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Sleep Strategies for Parkinson’s Disease

Sleep Strategies for Parkinson’s Disease

Published: November 18th, 2015

Sleep is critical part to physical, psychological, cognitive & emotional health. With a diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease, sleep patterns can be largely affected and create difficulties with any of the […]

Tourette Syndrome and Dating

Tourette Syndrome and Dating

Published: November 17th, 2015

Getting older with Tourette Syndrome can be challenging in many aspects, including the impact that tics can have on social interactions. Dating and meeting other people can be extremely stressful […]

10 Parkinson’s Breakthroughs presented in Dr. Okun’s book

10 Parkinson’s Breakthroughs presented in Dr. Okun’s book

Published: October 25th, 2015

What are the potential treatment breakthroughs currently being explored for Parkinson’s disease? What are the details that patients need to know about those potential breakthroughs? That’s what Michael Okun, MD, […]

Nilotinib (Tasigna) for Parkinsons: Questions and Answers

Published: October 22nd, 2015

Nilotinib (Tasigna) for Parkinsons: Questions and Answers. What is nilotinib (Tasigna)? Nilotinib is a FDA approved cancer drug for approved for use in certain types of chronic leukemia. Nilotinib is […]

Tourette Association Youth Ambassador Program

Tourette Association Youth Ambassador Program

Published: October 20th, 2015

Are you looking for ways for you to get involved in the Tourette Association? Are you looking for ways to teach others about Tourette Syndrome? Are you looking for a […]

Visual Changes and Parkinson’s Disease

Published: September 8th, 2015

According to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, Parkinson’s Disease (PD) difficulties related to the eyes and vision often progress alongside other PD symptoms. Some vision difficulties are related to changes in […]

“Psychogenic” speech disorders: is it all in your head?

Published: August 10th, 2015

What is a Psychogenic Speech Disorder?  A psychogenic speech disorder can be defined as a broad category of speech disturbances that represent the manifestation of one or more types of […]

Back To School Tips for Tourette Syndrome

Published: August 2nd, 2015

It’s that time of the year to get back to school. It can be difficult for children with Tourette Syndrome (TS) and the comorbid conditions to handle transitions and changes […]

Anger Outbursts and Tourette Syndrome

Anger Outbursts and Tourette Syndrome

Published: July 7th, 2015

Children and adults with Tourette Syndrome can experience a phenomenon called “Rage Attacks” in which the person has an unexplained outburst of uncontrollable rage or anger. These “attacks” are typically […]

How to Increase Awareness of TS in your Community

How to Increase Awareness of TS in your Community

Published: June 1st, 2015

May 15-June 15 2015 is national Tourette Awareness Month.  Many clinics and counties are prompting awareness of Tourette Syndrome across the county.  If you are looking for ways to increase […]