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By doreen009 - August 15, 2017
I knew nothing about PD and after the first Dr. diagnosed me, I was terrified to contemplate the future horrors. However, with support groups, the internet and local resources and an amazing... READ MORE

By judil - August 15, 2017
I was diagnosed with PD approx. 5 yrs.. ago. I was always a very active person. I had been working since I was 16, and still going strong. I lived with my... READ MORE

By Manahan - August 7, 2017
In early 2010, I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. I knew something was wrong – two frozen shoulders, tightness of muscles in my right leg and arm, small handwriting and fatigue. But... READ MORE

By quincy1445 - July 28, 2017
Like Angela and Robb, my husband, Brig, and I traveled to the PAN forum every year for almost 20 years, and to NIH for 2. He was diagnosed at 46, making the... READ MORE

By mikep - July 7, 2017
When people say Parkinsons does not hurt I tell them try Having what I call a Charlie Horse in your leg for an hour hurts. The cramping in my hands that turn... READ MORE

By akalinus - May 31, 2017
I am not sure I belong to this group. I have a couple of symptoms. When I told the doctor that I had trouble writing, he gave me a quick neurological exam.... READ MORE

By Lepeters - May 8, 2017
My name is Leslie Peters and my journey began in 1998 when my mother in law, Mary, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. At that time I had no idea what PD was.... READ MORE

By junechapman - May 8, 2017
My husband and I are retired and in our 70ies, well I’m only 70! My husband was diagnosed about nine months ago. When I look back he had small indications of loss... READ MORE