Paying for Treatment of Veterans with Parkinson’s Disease

Paying for Treatment of Veterans with Parkinson’s Disease

As Northbrook’s top in-home care company, one of our specialties is providing care for Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinson’sDisease (PD) is a disorder of the central nervous system causing stiffness and tremors. An estimated 1 million people inthe United States have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s and 110,000 of those are vets, according the United States Department of…

Is there a treatment or cure for lung disease

What to Know About COPD

COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a progressive disease that makes it difficult to breathe, according to the National Institute of Health. Symptoms include coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, increased mucus production and chest tightness. The slowly developing disease impacts how the lungs interact with air flowing through them, reducing the amount of oxygen that…

Is Parkinson’s a hereditary disease?

Is Parkinson’s a hereditary disease?

Parkinson’s disease can be hereditary, but it is not likely. Researchers believe Parkinson’s disease is caused by certain genes have an increased risk of developing Parkinson’s. The interaction between these genes, other genes and environmental factors can result in being diagnosed with this condition. Researchers believe the only way Parkinson’s could be hereditary is if…