PARKINSON’S DISEASE

In this category, we look at how to help patients living with Parkinson’s disease using adaptive equipment. Parkinson’s is a degenerative disease that affects the central nervous system such that one does not produce dopamine. This affects this motor skills and they will have tremors, imbalances as well as trouble walking.

We will look at diets that can help such individuals, adaptive tools that they can use as well as cbd oil to alleviate anxiety and insomnia.

Feeding for People with Parkinson’s Disease

When you have PD, hand tremors make it hard for you to eat or drink with ease. Every time you try to pick some food from your plate using a normal spoon, the tremors attack you and you end up pouring almost all the food. Drinking tea is no better. And this indeed does suck. That is why we will be reviewing some of the adaptive utensils for Parkinsons such as the gyenno spoon as well as cups for hand tremors.

Cloths for People with Parkinson’s disease

People with Parkinson’s disease have limited dexterity owing to the tremors. They will therefore require adaptive clothings that are fitted with magnetic buttons which help them with ease in opening and closing.

They also suffer from anxiety and stress and that is why we have reviewed compression vests for adults with Parkinson’s disease. What the weighted or compression vests do is that they help the patient feel calm as though they are receiving a heavy hug from someone who truly loves and cares for them.

Thixotropic Pen: Fat Pens for Arthritic Hands

The Thixotropic Fat pens for Arthritic hands A super big, heavy pen--that is what people with Parkinson’s disease or arthritis tremors are looking for when the trembling in their hands cannot allow them grip anything. And that is what the ...

The Exhaustive [2019] list on Adaptive equipment for Parkinson’s disease

In the words of Michael J. Fox, a renowned Parkinson’s survivor, ‘Parkinson’s sucks.’ Big time. Talk of the anxiety, the stress, the dyskinesia, the insomnia and the tremors that PD patients have to put up with and you will have so many reasons why ...

Diet for Parkinson’s Patients

Parkinson’s patients may hate feeding due to the difficulty in swallowing and the tremors that are commonly a source of embarrassment for them. However, to maintain the general well being of a Parkinson’s patient, care-givers should strive to ensure ...

Thinking About Your Parkinson’s Patient? Buy them these Products

Adaptive Living Products for Parkinson's Patients A Parkinson’s disease diagnosis completely changes the lives of an individual and those surrounding him or her. Below are some adaptive measures to improve the quality of life for patients: ...

A Close Look at DBS for Parkinson’s patients

Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s disease As caregivers, we understand what PD patients long to hear-there is a cure! While this may be a flicker of hope, it is important to get the facts right to avoid disappointment. What is DBS? DBS is ...

How to Calm Anxiety in Autistic and Parkinson’s Patients

Autistic and Parkinson's patients experience more intense feelings of fear, apprehension and worry. Anxiety is an internal event making it hard to understand, assess or treat. It is therefore important to learn how to manage anxiety in autistic ...

FAQS on Parkinson’s Disease

Here at Hosiped, we pride in exploring knowledge as well as sharing it out with others. As caregivers, we know how important it is to disseminate information in a timely, accurate manner so that others can use it to their advantage. It is because of ...

Kangaroo cup for Parkinson’s Patients

Touching story of the Kangaroo Cup Innovation The first thing that attracted me towards the kangaroo drinking cup for disabled adults was the heart-touching story behind it. The inventor, Lily Born was seven years old when she noticed that her ...

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Not Able to Write Because of Limited Dexterity? The Best Pens for disabled hands

The pen, they say is mightier than the sword. But what if you have limited hand dexterity caused by ailments such as Parkinson's, Arthritis or Cerebral Palsy? Do you take the sword because your arms are not able to grip a pen? Well, you do not ...

Magna Click Shirt for men: Review 2019

We have already talked about the Tommy Hilfiger, Magnaready and Silvert's shirts with magnetic buttons for men and pointed out that they all are made of 100% cotton. Today, we look at Magna click dress shirts that are made of both cotton and ...

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