Living Well with Parkinsons Disease

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Hairy toes

“Did you always have hair growing on top of your big toe?” my physical therapist asked while performing electro acupuncture on my leg.

“Are we talking about a few wispy stray hairs, or a clump that looks like a national forest that needs to be denuded?” I asked. “What possible difference could it make?”

Hair growth on the toes and feet is a sign of good circulation, my therapist explained.

I’d certainly not heard that before, but because it is good news for me, I took it at face value. I’ve learned not to question the good or ask questions I really don’t want to know the answer to, likewhat does it mean that my facial hair grows wildly and the hair on my head keeps falling out? Why can’t it be the other way around? Perhaps it is nature’s way of keeping us in balance in bodies that are not.

One comment on “Hairy toes

  1. Jenny
    January 26, 2013

    Learn something new every day!

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