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Oral Appliances Can Help With Parkinson’s Disease

Denver Treatment For Parkinson’s Symptoms is a neurological disease that affects motor skills. Usually those diagnosed with Parkinson's experience debilitating tremors as well as stiff muscles. Many people also rely heavily on expensive medication that only mask some of the symptoms. While there is not a cure for Parkinson's as of yet, there is treatment that [...]

By |October 14th, 2015|Movement Disorders|Comments Off on Oral Appliances Can Help With Parkinson’s Disease

New Foundation Ignores Dental Causes and Symptoms of TMJ

A new organization launched this month with the goal of conducting research and educating people with TMJ disorders and facial palsy. The Foundation for Facial Recovery aims to be a resource for healthcare providers so that they can properly diagnose facial palsy and temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ). According to the Foundation’s news release [...]

By |July 22nd, 2015|Jaw Pain, Movement Disorders, TMJ|Comments Off on New Foundation Ignores Dental Causes and Symptoms of TMJ

TMJ Therapy and Botox Help Treat Spasmodic Torticollis

Treating spasmodic torticollis (also called cervical dystonia) and other movement disorders takes time and patience. Sometimes, you need to visit several different types of medical professionals before you find the treatment that works best for you. In many cases, the key to successful torticollis treatment is perseverance. Spotting the Symptoms Early The cause [...]

By |May 6th, 2015|Movement Disorders|Comments Off on TMJ Therapy and Botox Help Treat Spasmodic Torticollis

Can Obesity Promote the Development of MS?

According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, about 2.1 million people suffer from MS. Unfortunately, no one knows why people develop this debilitating disease of the central nervous system; however, researchers have recognized some patterns. Statistics suggest that women are twice as likely to develop MS as men. Additionally, new research indicates that obesity may [...]

By |February 1st, 2013|Movement Disorders|Comments Off on Can Obesity Promote the Development of MS?

Probiotics Can Ease Parkinson’s Symptoms: Study

Parkinson's disease is known for causing a host of debilitating symptoms, such as tremors, muscle rigidity, loss of mobility, speech difficulties and more. Unfortunately, it also causes other lesser-known symptoms that can make life difficult. Recently, Italian researchers tested a new treatment to see if it might relieve one of these unpleasant symptoms. [...]

By |January 15th, 2013|Movement Disorders|Comments Off on Probiotics Can Ease Parkinson’s Symptoms: Study

Multiple Sclerosis Drug Excites Health Professionals

Multiple sclerosis is a debilitating disease that impacts more and more people each day. In fact, according to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, in a single week, doctors diagnose about 200 Americans with MS. Unfortunately, despite their best efforts, scientists haven't been able to find a cure for multiple sclerosis. That said, researchers recently stumbled [...]

By |December 18th, 2012|Movement Disorders|Comments Off on Multiple Sclerosis Drug Excites Health Professionals

Depression Common in Parkinson’s Patients: Study

One of the most common movement disorders in the world, Parkinson’s disease causes a myriad of trying symptoms, from speech difficulties, uncontrollable tremors, rigidity, slow movement and more. That said, a new study suggests that emotional problems may be one of the most common symptoms affecting Parkinson’s patients. Serious Depression New research suggests that Parkinson's [...]

By |December 5th, 2012|Movement Disorders|Comments Off on Depression Common in Parkinson’s Patients: Study

New Treatment for MS Has Experts Excited

r An incurable disease that typically leads to disability, multiple sclerosis causes a person's immune system to attack its own central nervous system. For years, scientists have been looking for a way to slow the progression of MS by stopping this unnatural process. Now, new research suggests they may have achieved their goal. Nanoparticles to [...]

By |November 23rd, 2012|Movement Disorders|Comments Off on New Treatment for MS Has Experts Excited

Parkinson’s Prevention in a Cup of Tea?

Many people are surprised to learn that Parkinson’s disease is a relatively common type of movement disorder, affecting approximately one percent of men and women over the age of 60. Currently, there is no cure for the disease; however, scientists are hard at work trying to find ways to protect against its advancement. Recently, researchers [...]

By |October 23rd, 2012|Movement Disorders|Comments Off on Parkinson’s Prevention in a Cup of Tea?

Marijuana a Good Treatment for MS Symptoms?

According to a new trial, marijuana provides at least some relief for multiple sclerosis (MS) patients who suffer from painful muscle stiffness; however, the drawbacks may keep many sufferers from turning to this psychoactive drug. Study Yields Interesting Results Published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, this new research looked at 279 subjects, [...]

By |October 12th, 2012|Movement Disorders|Comments Off on Marijuana a Good Treatment for MS Symptoms?
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