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My stepdad is the primary caregiver for my mother, who has had PD for 10+ years. He is 11 years younger than her but has always acted "old"... as more time passes he is now mirroring some of her behaviors. If she struggles to get up, he does the same. If she says she is having a bad day, he says the same. If she can't bend to pick something up, he says he can't either. Are phantom symptoms a real thing and should I be concerned? I try to force him to take a break but he refuses. His… read more
Another PWP on the website PatientsLikeMe asked this question: flyer980 - "Does anyone have experience with taking this supplement? If you google it, there's some very promising research - some feel lack of this ketone may be the underlying cause of Parkinson's. I talked with my doctor, was assured that this is a very safe supplement to take, and bought a blood ketone meter. (the breath and urine testers test different ketones, not this one). I follow the… read more
Since my dbs procedure one year ago, I did get rid of some of my symptoms but I did get some new ones and they are not nice. Was wondering if anyone is experiencing these symptoms and what you are doing for them. When I wake up the the morning my heart is racing and pounding, my stomach hurts a lot, extremely nervous with anxiety and all I think about is doom. Once I get up and take my PD meds, it seems to go away but comes back during my OFF times. Any help… read more