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Yoga and PD

Communication Skills and PD



Parkinson's Disease Nurse Specialist Pages, including tips on how to keep constipation at bay

Original research paper by American high school student Adam Michaelson, Intel Talent Search 2001

Non-medical tips and tricks

Thought for the Day


Pals Personal Pages

Physiotherapy and PD

Disabled Parking Issues

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When a friend dies

Cepta Barry was for many years a source of friendship, joy and laughter despite Parkinson's, and someone whose emotional generosity was her most endearing quality. Hard to believe she is gone, but our condolences to her husband Frank, and her daugher and grandchildren.
Ann K., March 2, 2015

PAI/PALS on Facebook: Ann's Facebook Page for PAI/PALS - lively, supportive, and interesting.

ACT Now Ireland (Acceptance and Commitment Training) - ACT helps people cope more effectively with the anxiety that can result from the diagnosis, and live more completely in the present, in the "here and now" - website

Join the PAI forum - a great source of support - genuinely, welcoming and helpful - HERE

MARGARET MULLARNEY on RTE One's afternoon show!

Oct.19 2011


Continued need for funding, but Institute opened September 19th

- Read about DBS
- Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (website)
- National Parkinson Foundation
- Brian Magennis: Stalevo


The Parkinson's Disease news headlines shown above are provided courtesy of Medical News Today and are subject to the terms and conditions stated on the Medical News Today website.

Parkinson's Disease News from Medical News Today

Total visitors since January 2006: Hit Counter by Digits From July 2000 to January 2006 we had 75,000 visitors!

CoQ10, thought to help slow down the progression of Parkinson's is now on the list of acceptable drugs for claiming on the Long Term Illness Book. Note that you must obtain a Long Term Illness Book for this - if you have PD, you are entitled to this book. We have been told a medical card will not suffice. We have also been told that NO BRAND must be specified. As of November 2011, following further trial results which showed no advantage over placebo, this facility may be withdrawn.

Symmetrel (amantadine), which was to be withdrawn as of May 30 2008, is now apparently not being withdrawn, thanks to some quick action and protests by PALS to the supplier, IMB, and to Dr. Lynch who also took action, and the Dublin Branch PAI who spoke to the HSE. However, there may be a change in the supplier.

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OrionPharma's PD Information Pages
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NADH/Enada - email opens debate
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Click here to go to talk given by Professor Hariz and Dr. Limousin in Dublin
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