Parkinson's Treatment: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life

By Michael S. Okun, MD

Available in Over 20 Languages

Dr. Michael S. Okun, NPF’s National Medical Director, has written a new book that focuses on the secrets that help people with Parkinson’s live with hope and happiness. Based on his experience as a Movement Disorders Specialist, the book addresses issues surrounding Parkinson’s disease and the secrets that have changed people’s lives.

There isn’t any joking with Dr. Okun about the 10 Secrets for a Happier Life in Parkinson’s disease. This book is a critical resource for Parkinson’s disease patients and families from around the world who speak different languages, but suffer from very similar and often disabling symptoms.
— Muhammad Ali

Parkinson’s Treatment: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life aims to inspire faith and hope, help people with Parkinson’s discover their core values, and share the “secrets” that will improve lives.

I believe that every patient and family member touched by Parkinson’s and other chronic neurological diseases can find and kindle hope.
— Dr. Michael S. Okun

Parkinson’s Treatment: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life is available in over 20 languages so that people living with Parkinson’s worldwide can share the secrets that lead to a more hopeful and happier life. Learn more about this book at

About the Author
Michael S. Okun, MD is considered a world's authority on Parkinson's disease treatment, and his publications provide a voice and an outlet to empower people living all over the world. He is currently the Administrative Director and Co-director of University of Florida’s Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration. Dr. Okun has served as the National Parkinson Foundation’s National Medical Director since 2006, where he has been a driving force behind fostering the best possible environments for care, research and outreach in NPF’s Centers of Excellence network.

You can read more from Dr. Okun in the Ask the Doc forums, a free service that answers questions about Parkinson’s disease, or by reading his monthly What’s Hot in PD? column.

Watch Dr. Okun discuss Parkinson's Treatment: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life on Orange TV's Vital Living Forum.

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