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Lounge

The place for general chat
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Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing

You may be experiencing times where everyday activities feel too difficult. Often the non-visible symptoms of young onset Parkinson’s are apathy, anxiety, and depression. Access strategies and tools to maximise your wellbeing.
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Exercise & Nutrition

Exercise can reduce the symptoms of young onset Parkinson’s and may slow its progression. Nutrition can also play a vital role, as your nutritional requirements may change over time. Update yourself on the latest research, or chose a workout.
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Sleep, Fatigue & Energy

We need different amounts of sleep at different ages. Babies brains are extremely busy building, reorganising, differentiating, consolidating learning, so they sleep much of the time. A 2 year old still needs 14 hours for brain development and socialization, and a 9 yr old up to 12 hours.
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Employment & Legal

There are strategies that can assist you to remain in employment, and continue as a valued member of the workforce. You may require some readjustment, support and allowances for possible variation to your role. Assess where you are.
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Relationships, Sex & Intimacy

You may be doing Parkinson’s solo, be in a long-term relationship, or may have recently met your partner. Changes in relationship responses and functioning can come with Parkinson’s. Access strategies and supports as an individual or as a couple.
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Change Your Brain

We can change our brain. We are electrochemical beings, with specific chemicals that, when stimulated, combine with electrical impulses in our brain to either rewire the connections we have or to grow new neuronal tissue.
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NDIS

Discussion about NDIS funding and the application process
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