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What is it like to live with Parkinson's disease?

Parkinson's disease is so much more than tremors. It affects your mood, how you sleep, and so many things in your day-to-day life. We want to learn more about your experience with this condition.

  1. As too my experiences having this PD for about 8 years now,as I grow old,the effectivity of my medicine which was prescribed by my Neurologists,is that,my movement like in balancing tends to loose as days passedby,especially if I do a lot of activity like hammering,doing laundry,my tremors is very visible...The very reason,I move and does other chores slowly..,BASED on my experienced we should not waste and spend so much TYM doing hard,because upon the intake of medicine we become active,but after the expiration of the effect of medicine, we become robot....

    1. Hi , thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It sounds like you really benefit from taking some extra time for rest. I think others here can definitely relate to that feeling when your medication wears off. Appreciate you feeling comfortable sharing with us. Sending hugs - Lauren (ParkinsonsDisease.net Team)

  2. Parkinson’s is definitely a tough condition to live with. But with medications, diet and very specific exercise it seems to be manageable. I have been taking the medication for 1.3 years and it’s effectiveness has not decreased. I try to exercise along with the
    meds to enhance their effectiveness. At this point I realize the disease will not go away. I have no choice but to cope. Blessings, Mike













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