If two people are diagnosed with PD in 2010 and 1 starts meds and the other delays for 2 years ~ can side effects such as dyskinesia and off times also be… READ MORE
I am having problems with my legs and arms jerking and spasms periodically. Dr said was dystonia. Can anyone relate to this and how did you get relief?
I am in denial of having Parkinson disease because I have no tremors. Is this a true sign or symptom of Parkinson’s, even though I have severe rigidity of my right arm?
My apologies for such a sensitive subject.
Any stories/examples/insights in to carrying on playing with PD. I am 38 musician pianist diagnosed last year; don’t know what to expect. My eyes are wide open but respectfully please only share… READ MORE
I was diagnosed about a year ago and I went about taking my meds and thinking I could beat/control this Parkinson’s disease as I have everything else in my life. I am… READ MORE
How do you deal with memory loss??? He still works and makes major decisions, but sometimes he forgets he has said them and it really hurts.
A survey completed by the National Opinion Research Center in 2014 found that 83 percent of family caregivers reported caregiving as a positive experience. With all of the challenges that come with… READ MORE
My dad had PD. None of his siblings had it. However, my concern is will I get PD as I age? How much, if any, is inherited?
I have taken both of these medicines and I am not sure they help resolve the pain problem. Currently taking Nortriptyline 20 mg/day, have taken Gabapentin 300mg/day.
I was diagnosed with Sjogrens including fibromyalgia twenty years before I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s. It hard for me to differentiate between the two many times. Especially when it comes to pain.
With an increased risk of melanoma for persons living with PD, will Medicare pay for examinations and required tests by a dermatologist?
While I am using this wonderful website for help, I am also a big fan of books and would like to know if this publication has been helpful to others. I am… READ MORE