I’m trying to get a good list of weird or surprising facts you have come across or observations you’ve made from personal experience about Parkinson’s disease or anything related to it. I’m hoping to write about this for Parkinson’s Awareness month (April).
For example have any of you PWP‘s or caregivers/spouses of PWP’s notice any especially strange or surprising therapies that are working for you/your PWP that are not prescribed/suggested by doctors?
Or maybe you’ve just read something fascinating that you’d never heard of. I’ve picked up all sorts of strange things from Parkinsons’s members’ posts on this site, or from other Parkinson support sites. Another example: I learned that if you eat mustard or pickles when you have a toe cramp (dystonia) it can help relieve it.
Or, if you are dragging your left or right foot when you walk, it helps to listen to music with a good beat/rhythm and that will improve your gait.
Or simply a fact that surprises you. Example: I learned yesterday that in Japan more women than men get this disease.
I hope you can share some of your own findings!