Unshakeable (2 stars)

This article is from 2010.


Paul Betney jokingly describes his life with Parkinson's

Paul Betney lived with undiagnosed Parkinson’s disease for 18 years before finally finding medication that helps suppress his uncontrollable shaking. With the aid of video clips, slide shows and jokes, he talks about his life pre- and post-medication. Unfortunately, the jokes induce smiles, not laughs, and the show often wanders off on obscure tangents.

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  • 2 stars

It took doctors 18 years to figure out that Paul Betney had Parkinson's Disease, although, to be fair, Paul had suspected all along that something wasn't quite right. When he was finally given the diagnosis and medication that brought it under control he didn't suspect that this would spark the beginning of a…

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