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10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Parkinson's Disease

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    1.Why did I develop Parkinson's disease?
    2.What are my treatment options?
    3.What are the pros and cons of each treatment?
    4.What short-term and long-term side effects can I expect from the treatment? Is there anything I can do to minimize them?
    5.Can you recommend any support groups for my family and me?
    6.Are there any non-drug options that might help? What lifestyle modifications can I make to help me feel better?
    7.Are there any foods, supplements, or over-the-counter drugs I should avoid?
    8.Where can I find out more about Parkinson's disease?
    9.How can I relax and manage stress?
    10.Are there any clinical trials I can take part in?

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    Reviewed by Neil Lava, MD on October 11, 2014
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