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Does Anyone Have Any Experience With The Weighted Utensils For Tremors? I Think My Husband Might Need Them.
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Good idea! I’ll be interested in the answers

posted 8 hours ago
This Is The 5th Summary Of The Content Of The MJF Brain Food Diet Guide. Did You Know Changes In Diet And Lifestyle Can Ease Constipation??
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Your diet can be adapted to ease many PD symptoms
- Constipation: This is a change in your BM pattern, it is common in any stage of PD, it is uncomfortable and it can interfere in how your medications work. Dietary and lifestyle changes are typically encouraged before making medication changes
~ Drink more water- doctors recommend at least 6-8 ounces of water per day. Warm water or prune juice in the morning can encourage a BM.
~ Eat more fiber- Fiber helps drive waste through the… read more

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Thanks for sharing. Great info. 💜

posted 5 hours ago
Nighttime Medicine
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What medicine do you take at night to help keep dopamine in your system until you take your sinemet the next day?

I have an appointment Friday. I can’t take ropinirole it raises my blood pressure.

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I take an anxiety pill at bedtime which keeps me calm through the night.

posted 8 hours ago
We Have Been Discussing The Eye (retina) And PD. Did You Read The Article And See The Study In Parkinson's News Today On This Topic?
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Parkinson's News Today
Pupil light reflex (PLR), the automatic contraction or dilation of the eye’s pupil in response to light levels, was found to be impaired in people with Parkinson’s disease in a small study

Impaired PLR is believed to contribute to the vision problems experienced by some Parkinson’s patients.

New data confirmed that this defect was more prominent in individuals who experienced dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system — the network of nerves throughout the body that… read more

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I got sooo much to learn here! I think I'll keep this in mind for my eye appointment ✔

posted 11 hours ago
We Have Talked About Hallucinations And Delusions In PD On This Site. Did You Read The Article On My Parkinson's Team Site On This Issue?
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This is a portion of the article on this topic. You can find the entire article on The Parkinson’s Team website
Parkinson's disease psychosis (PDP) most commonly involves hallucinations and delusions. It usually happens in older people with Parkinson’s or those who have been on a higher dosage of medication
An important step in treating psychosis in Parkinson’s may include cutting out or decreasing certain medications. If symptoms don’t improve, antipsychotic medications may be added.
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Always good to hear from my dear sister, My problems are only at night while I wake up. I will keep y'all in contact on update from neurologist. Hugs sweety 🤗🤗 God bless you day

posted 12 hours ago
Has Anyone Have Any Experience With Having Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)????
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Could you share your experience was it bad or did it help.

posted 18 hours ago
Has Anyone Heard PPFG As A Movement Disorder?
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Primary progressive freezing gait

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Kimp my worst pd symptoms were freezing and dyskinesia it was horrible and getting worse I was told I was running out of options so after 7 years I was put forward for an apo-go pump if you click on… read more

posted 13 hours ago
The 4th Installment From The MJF Brain Food Guide: Do You Know This About More Mindful Eating?
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This author of this section in the guide, Michael Fitts, reminds some of us of our childhood training/indoctrination to be what some would call a clean plate eater. Michael was trained in this way as a child but now he takes time to eat, taste his food, watches for his stomach to tell him his is full and when he does, he stops eating, He also tastes his food before adding condiments and flavors like salt and butter AND he manages his portions. He eats smaller meals or healthy snacks throughout… read more

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Have You Read The Informative Article On Myparkinsonsteam.com On Sleep And Dyskinesia?
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Hi Team, We have talked a lot about sleep issues and how it impacts the day of folks with PD. This article provides some interesting information and explanation. You may want to check it out.
myparkinsonsteam.com
Maria

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Thank you Martin for your feedback and blessings. Hugs and prayers for you as well. God has given me a day of beauty and joy zo my pain gets lost in the day.
Maria

posted 15 hours ago
How Are You Feeling Today You All
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Fabulous!

posted 7 hours ago
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