by WALTER RHEIN about 20 hours ago in CELEBRITIES Despite the disease, Roberto Carcelen has his sights set on Beijing. Roberto Carcelen made history at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics when he became the first Peruvian to compete in the winter Olympics. Peru is a proud country with a rich history of athletic competition, but the moderate temperature makes training … Continue reading Peruvian Olympian in a Race Against Parkinson’s
Since diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. I decided to throw my self into any situation that makes me feel uncomfortable, face it, and overcome it. In the early stages of the disease, symptoms were somehow manageable and rarely perceived by people around me. Lately, my motor symptoms are way noticeable and hard to control, especially during … Continue reading Learn to love it
As you might saw it on CBS, I’m going to try to qualify to the 2022 Olympics in Bejing. This story is a golden opportunity to keep the continuity of Peru at the winter Olympics and to raise awareness of Parkinson’s Disease through the work The Roberto Carcelen Foundation is focusing on. I don’t know … Continue reading I will go for the Olympics
Greetings from Lima, Peru. I’m in Lima on business but also to meet with some of Peru’s Parkinson’s Disease specialists and learn more about their treatments. I met with a homeopathic doctor whose goal was to detox the liver to improve its functions such as, metabolism, blood filtering, and B-12 storage, among other vital roles. … Continue reading PD Alternative treatments
A critical fact in slowing Parkinson’s disease progression is exercising. Working out helps to keep in check triggers such as stress and anxiety. There are several exercising options out there, some better than others based on your ongoing Parkinson’s symptoms. I used to run about 60 miles a week and enjoyed it but now my … Continue reading Exercising with Parkinson’s Disease.
by Allen Schauffler Riding along through life with Roberto Carcelen is never a predictable and boring ride; I know, I’ve been on Carcelen roller-coaster for more than a decade. We met back in 2008 when I was working as a reporter and news anchor for KING in Seattle and was prepping for the upcoming 2010 Olympic Winter … Continue reading The crazy world of Roberto Carcelén.
As a high-performance athlete, it is hard to be in a position beyond your physical control. Parkinson’s Disease has very visible symptoms, tremors are the most noticeable. However, I’m starting to have fun finding ways to hide the tremors or sometimes I proudly tell people: “I have Parkinson’s Disease” I have developed several techniques to … Continue reading Hiding the symptoms
From time to time, we learn of a family member or a friend’s relative going through tough times with illnesses such as MS or Parkinson’s. These are conditions we know there are out there, but we tend to look the other way until they hit our inner circle. I learned this the hard way when … Continue reading April, Parkinson’s Disease awareness month.