[Podcast] Off Time in Parkinson’s with Dr. Yasae Torres-Yaghi

off time the parkinson's podcast logo with the words "off time in parkinson's" with an off lightbulb in the rain.

OFF Time in Parkinson’s with Dr. Yasar Torres-Yaghi episode summary

This content is made possible by the generous support of viewers and listeners like you. If you would like to make a donation, please visit our website.

When you take Parkinson’s medications regularly and your symptoms re-appear or worsen, you are experiencing an OFF time. That seems to be a simple enough definition of OFF; however, it’s anything but simple. And when you feel OFF, it’s anything but pleasant. Nearly 35% of people with Parkinson’s experience OFF times (and this percentage increases with age), and they can negatively impact quality of life in a myriad of ways. But there are ways to reduce OFF times. In this episode, Dr. Yasar Torres-Yaghi answers questions about OFF time in Parkinson’s, including symptoms, medications, deep brain stimulation, and more.

Are you loving the Parkinson’s Podcast? You can listen to more episodes on our website!

Want to read the article associated with this podcast? Check it out on our website!

Want to watch the video version of this podcast? You can watch it on our YouTube!

This content includes information about Parkinson’s and insights from our Parkinson’s community. It is not intended as a substitute for treatment advice from your own medical providers.


follow us

Share this post on social:

To receive our electronic newsletter and other updates, sign up now.

Related Posts

Back to top