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Monday, April 3, 2017

Helping Goa detect & treat Parkinson’s

April 3, 2017





 Summary: Struggling to walk on any normal day, he relied on his wife and daughter-in-law on Sunday to make a point about Parkinson's. "People in Goa still don't understand the gravity of Parkinson's. April 11 is World Parkinson's Day and the programme was a run-up to the day.Ribandar-based Antonio Botelho was in China up till 2012 until he realized he had Parkinson's. I think people need to learn to accept the disease and adapt to their life after Parkinson's. "Physiotherapist Dr Joanne who organized the programme on Sunday said there are a lot of patients in Goa who are not getting the help they require.
As each morning dawns, it brings with it a new battle for Sylvia Colaco . She has been living with Parkinson 's for about a decade. There are days she cannot make it out of bed after waking up."People in Goa still don't understand the gravity of Parkinson's. 

The body just freezes and I depend on a lot of medicines for this. It's frustrating but I'm fighting it; otherwise I would be confined to my bed," she said.Colaco was among many other patients who participated in a unity walk for Parkinson's on Sunday and urged citizens to take the condition more seriously. April 11 is World Parkinson's Day and the programme was a run-up to the day.Ribandar-based Antonio Botelho was in China up till 2012 until he realized he had Parkinson's. 

Source: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/helping-goa-detect-treat-parkinsons/articleshow/57979878.cms
https://www.nyoooz.com/news/goa/773718/helping-goa-detect--treat-parkinsons

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