Parkinson's disease

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Medical marijuana

Medical marijuana

I have been taking medical marijuana for about 6 months now, starting at a low dose and gradually increasing until you reach the
level that gives you the most relief.
My cbd oil is given to me by a doctor under prescription and so far I have not felt ant relief that would be considered great.
I keep asking my doctor for an increase but he tells me start low and go slow but I guess what I comment on is what constitutes

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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

The Science behind Pot - Part 4

While there is no general agreement on what the benefits might be for people with PD, the survey confirmed that cannabis… read more

posted 1 day ago
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Question about selling house and moving

Question about selling house and moving

I'm trying to plan for the future. I'm considering selling my house and moviǹg to an adult apartment complex. My house is a modest 3 br home and I would be moving initially to an independent living area, either a studio or 1 be apartment. I'm very familiar with the community because my step mom that I cared for was there and she was happy. The independent area is very affordable and for a small fee you can get housekeeping a couple of times a week. There's a restaurant… read more

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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

This place sounds like it would be ideal for you.

posted about 1 hour ago
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Does anyone have information about Neuropathy pertaining to Parkinson

Does anyone have information about Neuropathy pertaining to Parkinson

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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Oh Rambo, I am much in prayer for your daughter. She needs to really stay on top of that. There are some doctors who specialize in melanomas. Hope she… read more

posted about 3 hours ago
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How often should a patient see his neurologist?

How often should a patient see his neurologist?

My friend hasn't had an appointment to see a neurologist in over 4 years. It's just one thing after another from the doctor's end. There have been too many setbacks to go into on here. We live in Nova Scotia and I can't believe what is going on with our health care.

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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I would make an appointment with 2-3 neurologists / movement specialists (even if I had to drive a few miles). I would check them out and make the… read more

edited, originally posted 3 days ago
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Iron deficiency and Anemia

Iron deficiency and Anemia

Has PD patient experienced low hemoglobin, low iron and/or anemia in relation to Parkinson's?

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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Vestavia is actually near Brookwood Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. It's not too far off Interstate 65. May need a referral but that should not be hard… read more

posted about 3 hours ago
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Vit B

Vit B

Is anyone taking reg Parkinson’s meds and Vit B1 ? I’m only taking amino acids with B1. Just wondering how it’s working for you?

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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

One study on thiamin and PD has been reported. Positive results were noted but placebo effect could not be eliminated.
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posted 6 days ago
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Coughing and Whizzing

Coughing and Whizzing

Is coughing and Whizzing normal for Bradykinisha patients

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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Thank you, I will talk to her doctor.

posted 2 days ago
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