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Any Recommendations For Adaptive Tools For A Man Who Has Trouble Speaking ? A Typing Device That Easy To Manipulate

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For someone with Parkinson's disease who has trouble speaking, here are some recommendations based on the knowledge base:

1. Speech-Language Pathologist: Working with a speech-language pathologist… read more

posted 2 hours ago

How Do People Make Off Periods More Bearable?

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To make off periods more bearable, people with Parkinson's disease have shared several strategies:

- Heat Therapy: Some find relief by putting their hands in hot or warm water
- Exercise: Staying… read more

posted 4 hours ago

Does Parkinson's Cause Extremely Dry Skin?

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Is There Any Restriction On PD Folks To Take Long Distance Flying?

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Is your husband available?

posted 4 hours ago

Can The Parkinson's Team Change My Address From Munford, Alabama To Sierra Vista, Arizona?

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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

You can do it yourself. Go into your Settings by pushing the 2 bars on the top left of the screen. Then go to Location - change near the bottom of the Settings page.

posted 18 hours ago

What Medicine R U On?

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A year ago this week, my AbbVie Duodopa Pump was put in place. Duodopa is [[treatment:levodopa/carbidopa:55d534f51fcaa397470006dd]] in gel form. It took a while to get the right dosage set, but once… read more

posted 7 hours ago

There Are A A Lot Of Days When I Feel Like I Have To Prove Myself To Everyone, Like Everyone Thinks I’m Not As “with It” As I Was Before.

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Does anyone else feel like this?

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PWP’s (People With Parkinson’s) experience the world differently than normal people and vice versa. This makes communication and understanding far different than it was before.

We sometimes believe… read more

posted 23 hours ago

I Am Sensitive To Medication’s But Every Morning I Awaken With Anxiety It Seems Crippling. Mindfulness Doesn’t Touch It. Any Suggestions?

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That’s my goal. Too fatigued but that’s the goal. So happy you feel fabulous Dale!

posted 23 hours ago

Looking For A Functional Medicine Doctor In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Parkinson’s And Osteoporosis

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Thinking Of Trying Cbd Gummies. Anybody Have Any Experience Or Advice?

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I am stage 1 and mostly bothered by my lack of energy and exhaustion in the afternoon.

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Medical marijuana, including CBD gummies, has shown some effectiveness in improving sleep, mood, and pain in people with Parkinson’s disease in a few small clinical trials. However, it is unclear… read more

posted 3 days ago
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