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Need Advice From Caregivers Who Have Moved A Loved One To Memory Care Or Skilled Nursing

Need Advice From Caregivers Who Have Moved A Loved One To Memory Care Or Skilled Nursing

Hi everyone. My dad has had Parkinson’s for several years and is in Stage 4, rapidly approaching Stage 5. We have kept him home with my mom longer than we should have, because of COVID. Now he falls a lot and is beyond the day to day my mom can give him so we are in the process of having him evaluated by a great memory care facility and will likely move him in the next month or so. It’s a heartbreaking decision, but the… read more

DOES ANYONE HAVE A GOOD MED FOR URGE INCONTANENCE?

DOES ANYONE HAVE A GOOD MED FOR URGE INCONTANENCE?

My wife sometimes has the urge to pee, but can't when trying several times before any relief. AZO only helps very little.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I have this problem too! I have to wear pads day and night!

posted about 20 hours ago

Hearing Aids

Hearing Aids

I have seen many ads for the german hearing aids. I was wondering if anyone has information on these .
Thank you
dreamasue

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Hi Linda.

Well I would be very careful about buying over the counter hearing aids. I bought one a while back and it was nothing more than a behind the… read more

posted 1 day ago

How Do I Change Part Of My Address/?

How Do I Change Part Of My Address/?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Click on the 3 bars in upper right corner, click on my story

posted 3 days ago

Duodopa Medication

Duodopa Medication

Is there anyone else who has got a Duodopa tube Inserted into their small intestine and a pump that the Duodopa medication is pumped into the small intestine where it's absorbed into the body quickly.
Keep safe and smiling Gav

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I wish I had it!

posted about 20 hours ago

What Type Pantyhose And Knee Highs

What Type Pantyhose And Knee Highs

Along with the Neuropathy I have Parkinson's Disease (diagnosed September 2010) Do any of you have problems wearing pantyhose or knee highs. My legs are getting cold and I it seems everytime I try to wear pantyhouse my legs get restless leg syndrome really bad and last night I tried Knee Highs and they actually made my legs hurt. DOES ANYONE HAVE SUGGESTIONS for Panty Hose or Knee Highs that I can wear or what type of fabric do any of you use.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Hi my name is Birna and I am always cold on my hands and feet. I just put on thick socks and gloves. I wish I had an answer for you problem, keep… read more

posted 4 days ago

My Husband Has Had Parkinsons Since 2003 - Recently At Supper He Becomes Very Quiet And Eats And Then Goes Into An Off Time.

My Husband Has Had Parkinsons Since 2003 - Recently At Supper He Becomes Very Quiet And Eats And Then Goes Into An Off Time.

. He just seems to be in a trance. Can't seem to move. Is this the same as "freeze"? He is just real tired and weak.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

His pill schedule is AM, 10, 2, 6, PM - supper is usually at 6 so we will give that later and see how it works. Thanks to all of you.

posted 4 days ago

Does Anyone Use Marijuana For Tremors?

Does Anyone Use Marijuana For Tremors?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

My neurologist told me not to use cannabis products. The THC and carbidodopa/levodopa both increase dopamine production and the effects of THC are… read more

edited, originally posted 6 days ago

Does Anyone Suffer From Severe Anxiety Attacks!

Does Anyone Suffer From Severe Anxiety Attacks!

I hyperventilate, cannot control my bodies trembling, sweat profusely, and cannot concentrate

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Do you have many anxiety attacks now?

posted 4 days ago

Right Hand Tremors

Right Hand Tremors

2 weeks ago my right hand start shaking. It stops if I look and think about it. As soon as I stop it starts again. I'm on sinamet every 8 hours. Can the dose be increased or do they add another med. I'm on25/100.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Thanks for answering my post. This is soooo aggravating. Not being able to write is so frustrating too. My right hand and arm just don't mind. Hope your… read more

posted 7 days ago
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