Parkinson's UK
Parkinson's UK
06/23/2017 at 15:35. Facebook
There's more to Parkinson's than just a tremor. React to this post with the emoji matching the symptom you wish the public understood.

Together we'll try to make this happen.
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Felicidad Fernández Fernández
Sue Haynes-Ellinas
Esther Cogger
Parkinson's UK
Parkinson's UK
yesterday at 17:30. Facebook
New research suggests that the immune system plays an important role in the progression of Parkinson's.

This could present an exciting new avenue to explore, helping to develop new treatments.
New research suggests that the immune system plays an important role in

Study highlights the role of the immune system in Parkinson's

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Parkinson's UK
Parkinson's UK
yesterday at 13:52. Facebook
Join us next week for the WhatiseeWhen ILookat art exhibition at the Store Street Gallery, London.

This project, by Graphic Designer Robert John, is inspired by Robert’s father, who lived with Parkinson’s for many years before he passed away.

As a result of his dementia, Robert’s father began seeing things which were not visible to us, yet they were very real to him – he could see these...
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Join us next week for the WhatiseeWhen ILookat art exhibition at the
WhatiseeWhen ILookat
Jeff Baskett
Aeileish Watts
Parkinson's UK
Parkinson's UK
06/20/2017 at 18:18. Facebook
We are very sad to hear the news that children's TV presenter Brian Cant has passed away.

Brian was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 1999, and his family described him as having lived courageously with the condition for many years.

Our thoughts are with his family at this time.
We are very sad to hear the news that children's TV presenter Brian Cant has passed away

Brian Cant, who had Parkinson's, dies at 83

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Rachel Cripps
Julie Street
Lynda Hughes Stevens
Parkinson's UK
Parkinson's UK
06/20/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
It's been so hot this week that you may have found it even harder to sleep than normal. Here's some tips for you to try and get a better sleep tonight:

1) No caffeine before bed.
2) Keep your bedroom cool.
3) Reduce noise and light in the bedroom.
4) Make sure you unwind before bed.
5) Avoid alcohol 4 to 6 hours before bedtime.

What would you add to this list?
Its been so hot this week that you may have found it

Are you struggling to sleep?

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Adele Christine Woolford
Trudy Kelly
Aeileish Watts
Parkinson's UK
Parkinson's UK
06/19/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
Around 40% of people with Parkinson’s use at least one type of complementary therapy.

But what's the evidence that they work? We explore this topic in our latest blog post.
Around 40 of people with Parkinson’s use at least one type of complementary therapy

Complementary therapies — what’s the evidence?

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Amanda Elias
Penny Kustow
Kevin Cosgrove
Parkinson's UK
Parkinson's UK
06/19/2017 at 09:23. Facebook
Does the hot weather affect your symptoms? Find tips for keeping cool at [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Parkinson's UK
Parkinson's UK
06/16/2017 at 07:12. Facebook
Understanding cell function in the brain could offer clues to the causes of Parkinson's.

Dr Heather Mortiboys and Professor Oliver Bandmann from The University of Sheffield are using cutting edge technology to connect the dots and develop better treatments.

Head over to our YouTube channel for more videos : [ Youtube.com Link ]
Pauline Fairclough
"As a carer, I witness firsthand what living with Parkinson’s is like. Mum and I are desperate for a cure, and until then better treatments and ways of improving daily life would be fantastic."

Janisha who cares for her mum, tells us why she got involved with Parkinson's research.
As a carer I witness firsthand what living with Parkinsons is like

My life in research by Janisha.

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Jane Cullen
Patricia Moore
"It became just impossible to get through a work day. I felt like I was wrapped up in duct tape...it robs you of your self esteem.

"After the surgery I feel like I've just been given my life back."

Listen to other accounts of life with Parkinson's from the The New York Times.
It became just impossible to get through a work day I felt

Patient Voices: Parkinson's

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Jenny Hartt
Bluebirdcare Bromsgrove & Redditch
Did you know there are different types of clinical research, and not all research involves taking a new treatment?

We shed light on the world of Parkinson’s clinical research, putting you in control when deciding to take part.
Did you know there are different types of clinical research and not

A quick guide to clinical research.

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Do you support a family member or friend with Parkinson's? We're here for you too.

Whether you need some advice about work, the future or just want to talk to someone who has been there. You can start with us.

Do you support a family member or friend with Parkinson's We're here for you too

This Carers Week. Find the right support for you.

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"It showed me that I'm not alone." - Val

Together we can take steps to improve life for everyone with Parkinson’s. Are you with us?

Grab your friends and family, and sign up to Walk for Parkinson's at
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How are low fat dairy products linked to Parkinson's?

We go behind the headlines and talk about this latest piece of research.
How are low fat dairy products linked to Parkinson's

Parkinson's UK - Low fat dairy products linked to Parkinson's

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Patricia Bilsbury
Bluebirdcare Bromsgrove & Redditch
Cathy Wearn
We celebrated our partner, the National Garden Scheme's 90th anniversary by cycling over 90 miles to gardens open for charity!

This was a fantastic way to say thank you and meet some of the garden owners in person.

Find out more about what the team got up to at [ Bit.ly Link ]
We celebrated our partner the National Garden Schemes 90th anniversary by cycling

Pedalling 90 miles for 90 years of the National Garden Scheme

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It's important that you vote in today's General Election. We want everyone elected to Parliament to understand and prioritise the needs of people affected by Parkinson's.

We've put together some handy tips and advice for you to ensure you don't miss your chance.
Its important that you vote in todays General Election We want everyone

A guide to voting with Parkinson's.

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Don't lose your chance to vote in the General Election.

If you or someone you know doesn’t feel well enough to go to the polling station, get an emergency proxy vote up until 5pm today. Find out how at: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Don't lose your chance to vote in the General Election
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Lesley Wheetman
"It's so important to me that whoever my MP is after the election, they understand Parkinson's.

"The only way they'll know what to speak about, vote for and campaign on in Parliament, is if I make sure they know what matters to me, now.

"It takes two minutes to send the email to local candidates, I think that's two minutes very well spent!" - Elaine

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Its so important to me that whoever my MP is after the
Deborah Boulter
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All over the world, people are taking science into their own hands and becoming the star of their own research studies. This is known as ‘citizen science’.

Sara decided to focus her PhD study on tackling her own Parkinson’s. This is her story. [ Bit.ly Link ]
All over the world people are taking science into their own hands
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Lynda van Veen
Rachel Grund
Are you planning a holiday this summer?

We've got some tips for preparing medication, telling people you have Parkinson's and getting treatment abroad at [ Bit.ly Link ]
Are you planning a holiday this summer Weve got some tips for
Rozita Tadayon-Tavakoli
Bluebirdcare Bromsgrove & Redditch