Parkinson's disease

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Not all movement disorders are Parkinson’s disease Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) is an uncommon neurodegenerative disorder. It’s commonly misdiagnosed as Parkinson’s disease. However, PSP is different from Parkinson’s in several key ways: PSP causes frequent falling early on. PSP causes more neck stiffness than Parkinson’s. PSP does not cause tremors. People with PSP maintain their …

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Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy benefits and uses for Parkinson’s dyskinesia and depression

In the video, ElderHealth’s nurse practitioner Melissa Koon describes the benefits and uses of Ketamine in treating older adults with Parkinson’s Dyskinesia and/or depression. Learn about the origins and history. Ketamine was most known as the “buddy drug” used as a pain reliever and anesthetic in the Vietnam war. Safe enough for soldiers to administer …

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