Tips to self-manage your Parkinson’s disease

Living with Parkinson’s disease can be difficult and challenging. But there are ways to manage the disease.

Here are some tips to self-manage Parkinson’s disease to make everyday life comfortable.

Educate yourself about Parkinson’s disease and find out the latest medication available.

Stay as active as possible by walking, swimming and doing yoga at your own pace.

Eating a balanced diet and keeping your weight at a healthy level are good ways to help manage the disease.

Continue with your hobbies if any or find new pastimes to keep your mind focused on positive things in life.

Meditation, acupuncture, use of essential oils are some of the useful therapies that may help with the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.

Try to be independent as much as possible. Like dress and bathe yourself, prepare simple meals and do household tasks.

Join a support group to share your experiences with people who really understand what you go through and get tips to help you improve the quality of your life.