I decided to go to Barcelona after hearing from Director Coney that the film he shot of me had been nominated for the Film Room at the World Parkinson’s Congress (WPC). On my last transfer to the Netherlands, I encountered a storm with wind speeds up to 40 mph. I missed the screening on July […]
When traveling abroad, one of the most annoying things is the timing of taking medicine… This time, we got a hint on how to manage it safely using a certain app. If you are going to travel abroad, please use this as a reference. Attention!This is a machine translation of Japanese, so please let me […]
If you have difficulty walking or moving long distances due to a disability, Assistance is available to help you get around the airport. The size of Assistance varies depending on the size of the airport, but you may want to consider using this service to help you get around.
*1 We Japanese call the first visit to the shrines or temples, “HATSUMOUDE”, we wish New Year’s health,happiness,and so on. Three or four years ago, when my family went to Ise Jingu Shrine for the first time, I was unable to walk because of the weakened state of the medication, or off so to speak. […]
Several times a year, a research physician presents on Parkinson’s disease at a lecture meeting. Some ask excellent questions during the Q&A portion of the lecture, while others embarrass the presenting physician. In this issue, I will address three questions that should not be asked at a lecture on Parkinson’s disease. They are as follows […]
I developed juvenile Parkinson’s disease in 2006. After 10 years of Parkinson’s disease, I started taking more and more medications from the hospital. My medications are the following three types. Name of the drug in Japan The amount used per day Active ingredient Neupro®︎ patches 13.5mg 2 pasted per day Rotigotine(JAN) Stalevo®︎ Combination Tablets 50mg […]
This article is a basic guideline for me as I live with Parkinson’s disease. The basic idea isis: “I want to be able to stand up and walk around in the future. What should I do to achieve that? If the goal is clear, the means to achieve it become concrete, and anxiety is reduced. […]
The longer a person has Parkinson’s disease, the greater the risk of falling. I wear a knee supporter that I use for volleyball as a measure to prevent injury. With this supporter, if I fall while out and about, I can return home with no damage.
When a person with Parkinson’s disease falls outside, people around him or she should be aware of the fall.
If I fall in front of a crowd, I am unable to get up quickly due to my Parkinson’s symptoms and it takes me a long time to get up. At such times, many people come to help, such as those who say, “What’s wrong?” or someone suddenly tries to wake them up, there are […]