Safely integrate complementary, alternative, and lifestyle medicine with conventional medicine in the treatment of Parkinson's disease.
For many with Parkinson's disease, adding complementary, alternative, and lifestyle therapies to a care plan can result in symptom relief and a higher quality of life without compromising conventional treatment. Written by a board-certified neurologist and expert in mind-body medicine, Optimal Health with Parkinson's Disease provides a thorough and up-to-date guide to a variety of therapies so that you and your health care team can make informed decisions to help you achieve optimal health.
Learn the benefits of a holistic approach
Find effective, low risk therapies for symptom relief such as tremor, muscle rigidity, depression, constipation, and insomnia
Understand the pros and cons of popular diet and exercise approaches
Determine which integrative therapies are best for you
Personalize your treatment plan to help meet your goals
Monique L. Giroux, MD, is co-founder of the Movement and Neuro performance Center of Colorado, USA and medical director of movement disorders and deep brain stimulation at Swedish Hospital, in Englewood, Colorado, USA. She is board certified in neurology and trained in integrative medicine.