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Parkinson's Disease 
UNMET NEEDS
OF WOMEN

The unique needs of women with PD, from its effects on fertility, pregnancy, the menstrual cycle, and  menopause to influences on work and family life balance, go overlooked.

Addressing Women's Needs

Sex and gender differences drastically impact one’s necessary health care and are important to consider across all diseases, especially Parkinson’s Disease. Hit the back arrow to return to Shaky Nation.

Healthcare Needs of Women Are Going Unmet

The unique needs of women with PD, from its effects on fertility, pregnancy, the menstrual cycle, and menopause to influences on work and family life balance, have gone overlooked. Education. Advocacy. Research. Funding. NOW! Hit the back arrow to return to Shaky Nation.

We Salute The Women's Parkinson's Project

Three powerful women answered the call to meet the need for better treatment and research for women with Parkinson's Disease. Support them in their noble work. Hit the back arrow to return to Shaky Nation.

Women and PD Talk

The first national effort to address the long-standing gender disparities in Parkinson’s Disease research and care. Hit the back arrow to return to Shaky Nation.

World Parkinson's Program

Women are less likely to develop PD, however, due to biological, physiological and other differences, PD affects women very differently compared to men. The vast majority of currently available research utilized populations of men. Therefore, research, funding and advocacy is necessary. Hit the back arrow key to return to Shaky Nation.