Learn about a treatment for Parkinson’s disease in Edwards Thursday

24th February, 2015 by

By Randy Wyrick

If you’re old enough to remember Howard Cosell’s microphone shaking, you know what Parkinson’s disease looks like.But what if there was a way to make the tremors stop or at least control them?This week, the local Parkinson’s support group will hear from a neurologist who has been successfully treating Parkinson’s patients with deep brain stimulation.It’s sort of like a pacemaker for the brain, said Dr. Seth Kareus, a neurologist based at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction. Kareus specializes in conditions affecting the nervous system, such as epilepsy and Parkinson’s disease.People with Parkinson’s have abnormal electrical function in the bottom …

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