Deep Brain Stimulation

Alex’s Battle with Dystonia

Alex first appeared on The Doctors six years ago, when she described how her life had been impacted by a rare movement disorder called dystonia. She then underwent a groundbreaking deep-brain stimulation treatment to relieve her symptoms.

Update from Alex

Alex rejoins The Doctors and meets Monica, a woman who also suffered from dystonia and underwent a similar procedure after seeing Alex’s story on the show.

The Doctors' 1000th Episode

One thousand episodes of life-saving information: See how The Doctors has helped viewers like you! Plus, take a look back at some of the most memorable moments from the past six seasons. And, get a glimpse behind the scenes and meet the people who help br

The Doctors' 1000th Episode!

One thousand episodes of life-saving information: See how The Doctors has helped viewers like you! Plus, take a look back at some of the most memorable moments from the past six seasons. And, get a glimpse behind the scenes and meet the people who help br

3 Warning Signs Your Life May Be in Danger

Could seemingly harmless symptoms mean your life is in danger? Learn the surprising signs of lung disease, blood clots and more. Plus, a new treatment for Parkinson’s and actor Ben Vereen's struggle with diabetes.

Diagnosed with Parkinson's

At age 49, Suzanne noticed her thumb was twitching while she was watching television. She consulted her doctor and she was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. See how the onset of Parkinson’s has affected Suzanne’s personal and professional life.

3 Warning Signs Your Life May Be in Danger

Could seemingly harmless symptoms mean your life is in danger? Learn the surprising signs of lung disease, blood clots and more. Plus, a new treatment for Parkinson’s and actor Ben Vereen's struggle with diabetes.