Living with a Parkinson’s disease


Michael Okun

Robert Rose

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320 pages


An optimistic guide from an expert author and the world authority on Parkinson’s disease.

Worldwide, there are more than 10 million people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Dr. Okun frequently lectures and consults in China where 2.5 million people are affected. He also speaks in Germany, France, Japan, Italy, and Brazil where he is renowned as a leading researcher. Dr. Okun has been referred to as “the voice” of these patients and a world authority on Parkinson’s disease. His previous book, Parkinson’s Treatment: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life has been translated into over 20 languages.

Dr. Okun’s positive and optimistic approach has helped countless people manage their symptoms and achieve happiness despite them. This approach, detailed in his new book, Living with Parkinson’s Disease, is a critical resource for Parkinson’s disease patients and their families. Presented in a friendly and easy-to-understand way, this book addresses PD-related issues and symptoms along with emerging therapies. In each chapter, Dr. Okun offers patients the necessary tools to manage their disease and to ultimately find joy and fulfillment in their lives.

Michael Okun

Michael Okun, M.D., is considered a world's authority on Parkinson's disease treatment and research. He is currently Executive Director of the Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases, Chair of Neurology at the University of Florida and the National Medical Director for the Parkinson's Foundation. His work has been supported by grants from the Parkinson Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the Parkinson Alliance, the Tourette Association of America and the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Disease Research. He runs the international "Ask The Expert" forums on the National Parkinson Foundation website.
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