Non-Motor Symptom Medications in Parkinson’s
with Dr. Aaron Haug
This webinar was recorded live on November 10, 2021.
While levodopa has been the gold standard for treating Parkinson’s motor symptoms for 50 years, medication options for non-motor symptoms are plentiful and always evolving, which can make it very confusing. Deciding on the best course of treatment for you depends on your specific symptoms, as well as their intensity. In this webinar, Dr. Aaron Haug discussed:
- Various medications used to treat the non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s
- Common misconceptions about using medication to treat non-motor symptoms
- Strategies for choosing initial medication
- Side effects of the most common medications that treat non-motor symptoms
- Recent developments in treatment options for non-motor symptoms
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Dr. Haug was born and raised in Kansas. He attended undergraduate at Creighton University and then earned his medical degree at the University of Kansas. He completed neurology residency as well as fellowship in movement disorders at the University of Colorado, including a year as Chief Resident. His medical interests include Parkinson’s disease, tremor, and other movement disorders, as well as deep brain stimulation (DBS) and botulinum toxin injections for the treatment of neurological conditions. Outside the office, he likes to spend time with his wife and kids, run, ski, and follow Colorado Rockies baseball.