Experimental Treatment for Parkinson's Symptoms Shows Early Promise

 Laura Dawahare | UKnow | Jan. 6, 2017 

"About 14 years ago, Bill Crawford noticed a persistent twitching in one of his fingers that was interfering with his rehearsal time as the music pastor at Porter Memorial Church. "It was driving me crazy," said the 57-year-old Lexingtonian.

He'd noticed a few other things too, like weakness. He had mentioned it to his primary care physician, who ordered heart and lung function tests, but both were negative. Finally, however, he was so weak that he could no longer ride his bike. "I just couldn't seem to go," he said.  So he made an appointment with a neurologist.

After a few minutes with Crawford, the neurologist asked him to return on Monday – and bring his wife Lisa with him. On that dreadful day, the neurologist told Bill that he had Parkinson's disease. At the time, Bill was just 44 years old..."

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