Category Archives: Parkinson’s

Dr. Vaou interviewed about Parkinson’s Disease on KSTP

Although actor Robin Williams’ death was a result of depression, attention has also been brought to Parkinson’s Disease in light of learning of Williams’ diagnosis. In a brief interview to share more about this diagnosis and its relationship to depression, … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s and Sleep Disorders with Dr. Vaou

Dr. Okeanis Vaou, movement disorder and sleep medicine specialist at Noran Neurological Clinic, discusses sleep disorders in people with Parkinson’s Disease.  Video created by the National Parkinson’s Foundation, Minnesota Chapter.  

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Evening Out for Parkinson’s on July 24th, 2014

Join Dr. Okeanis Vaou and the National Parkinson’s Foundation Minnesota this July 24th in Mendota Heights for an Evening Out for Parkinson’s!   For a printable PDF of this flyer, click here: Evening Out for Parkinson’s For more information or … Continue reading

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Meet our Movement Disorder & Parkinson’s Disease Subspecialists

We have 34 adult and pediatric neurologists at Noran Neurological Clinic, and all are very experienced in treating patients with neurological disorders of all kinds.  Furthermore, each of our providers is expertly trained in evaluating and treating patients with Parkinson’s … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Awareness Month

  Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a degenerative brain disorder that causes impairment in motor functions, typically experienced as shaking or tremors, stiffness in the body and/or limbs, slowness of movement, and trouble with balance and falling.  In support of Parkinson’s … Continue reading

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Dr. Vaou discusses non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s on The Mary Hanson Show

If you missed Dr. Okeanis Vaou’s discussion of non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease on The Mary Hanson Show last night, you can watch it below.  You can also find the original on the Mary Hanson youtube channel here.  

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Dr. Vaou on the Mary Hanson Show tonight at 9pm CST

Tune in tonight at 9:00PM CST to Channel 6 MCN (Metro Cable Network) to watch Dr. Okeanis Vaou discuss the non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease on The Mary Hanson Show.

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Great resource to find free or low cost medication programs

Medications can be a very important part of managing a medical condition, often in conjunction with other therapies and healthy lifestyle.  Unfortunately, as many patients know, they can also be one of the most expensive aspects of a treatment plan.  What some … Continue reading

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Family Fit Lifestyle Month

Many people start out the new year with a resolution for themselves to lose those pounds that have accrued over the last year – or sometimes just over the holidays.  However, January is Family Fit Lifestyle month, and a great … Continue reading

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American Brain Foundation’s Fifth Annual Neuro Film Festival

The American Brain Foundation announced their Neuro Film Festival, now in its fifth year.  The festival aims to raise awareness about the need for why more funding is needed for research into the prevention, treatment, and cure of brain diseases … Continue reading

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