Demystifying Medicine Video



There are many individuals in our society that face constant obstacles due to Parkinson’s disease. Although it is a well-known disease, the daily struggles that patients go through are often left unexplored. This video describes the signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease and explores the life of an individual with Parkinson’s.

The purpose of the video is to spread awareness and educate patients with Parkinson’s disease and individuals who have relatives with Parkinson’s. As well, the video provides resources and helplines available in order to support healthy lifestyles for patients.

There are many other patients out there who share a similar experience as Ben or have an experience unique to them. If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s, you can reach out to various support groups and share your story while also learning more about the disease.

Please visit the websites for the National Parkinson's Foundation and Parkinson’s Canada to start getting connected right away!

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