Thrashing and Gnashing: Managing Parkinson’s Bedtime Challenges

Thrashing and Gnashing: Managing Parkinson’s Bedtime Challenges

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Thrashing and Gnashing: Managing Parkinson’s Bedtime Challenges

Over the years, I have visited with many neurologists across multiple states regarding my Parkinson’s disease (PD). In their clinical interviews, they ask if I’m thrashing in my sleep. Then, they ask Mrs. Dr. C. It seems that thrashing in one’s sleep an important diagnostic symptom for Parkinson’s. In a study published earlier this year in Neuroepidemiology, Danish researchers found that a diagnosis of idiopathic rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder is associated with…

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