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There Are Sooo Many Suggested Treatment Therapies Out There For PD.. What Is The Best / Newest Treatments?
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My son. I want to keep abreast of what's valid and what isn't.

In 3 Husbands Neurologist Went From Saying He Was First Steps Of PD To Dementia. This Is In Form Of A Question?
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could more evaluation be necessary
"They recommend continuing to diagnose DLB and Parkinson's disease dementia as separate disorders. The diagnosis is DLB when a person experiences dementia either… read more

posted 3 hours ago
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Do Personalities Change As Time Goes On?
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My husband is less & less considerate, respectful, friendly & kind.

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I also have to work to remember to say thank-you. I have had PD for 20+ years and need daily assistance. It's still hard to ask for help some days. Also, remember it is difficult to be kind when… read more

posted 18 minutes ago
Does Anyone Get Debilitating Headaches That Make Your Head Feel Like It's Going To Explode& Eyes R Popping Out? Not Sinus, I Saw ENT.
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Sounds like migraines to me, my son gets them. I would recommend you talk to a neurologist or pain management specialist. 🙏🙏

posted 6 hours ago
Has Anyone Ever Had A False Negative With A Punch Biopsy?
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I don't know what that is?

posted 7 hours ago
Anyone Heard From Their Providers About Serotonin Syndrome??? I'd Advise Asking, After You Do Some Online Research About Your Meds And SS
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My conditions are P/D, Seizure condition, and Serotonin Syndrome. More than half of what I thought were P/D symptoms are written about by Mayo and the Cleveland Clinic as symptoms of Serotonin Syndrome. My new P/D RNA assures me that there are Only FOUR recognized P/D symptoms
Did I give you some food for thought? SS can become toxic, leading to death. I've already been taken off of some meds, cut down on others, and am going to talk to my psychiatrist about weaning me off of Cymbalta. Even… read more

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Wow! I went into the hospital for a seizure and came out with Serotonin Syndrome. Was already on c/ll for a confirmed diagnosis, but no one ever picked up on the SS. I was labeled bythe nursing staff… read more

posted 2 hours ago
Has Anyone On Here Had Weight Loss Surgery Of Any Kind And Has PD? How Did It Go For You? Any Regrets? Weight Loss Helped PD Symptoms?
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PD diagnosed just 3 years ago. I'm real overweight! Have some shaking of my left foot and hand when at rest or socially over stimulated. Am on Carbidopa/Levodopa and Ropinirole.

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I had a lap band and I have PD. I lost a lot of weight and don't regret it.

posted 4 hours ago
Does LSVT Big Improve Quality Of Life?
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Thank you, Bruce. My husband is finishing up week 1 (He's doing 4 days a week for 4 weeks.) He's exhausted at the end of the session but it's great to know in the long run he'll have more energy. We… read more

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