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Does Anyone Get Hot Flashes With Parkinson's Disease Or The Medication?

Does Anyone Get Hot Flashes With Parkinson's Disease Or The Medication?

I get hot flashes and have night sweats. Don't know if it's from Parkinson's or medication or a combination. Also get dry mouth. How do you deal with these issues?

posted 3 hours ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Jillcook It’s definitely from medication it’s in the side effects of a lot of them

posted 48 minutes ago (edited)

DBS Surgery Was Attempted On December 1st, Unfortunately The Leads Were Not Able To Be Inserted. Any Advice?

DBS Surgery Was Attempted On December 1st, Unfortunately The Leads Were Not Able To Be Inserted. Any Advice?

posted 5 hours ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Sorry, I cannot personally help you on this one, but perhaps someone else here can???

posted 5 hours ago

One Side Of My Mouth And Tongue Dry

One Side Of My Mouth And Tongue Dry

Now that iam home from hospital 😃iv noticed that one side of my tongue 👅 an sometimes sane side of my mouth is almost dry..my tongue is a little dryer

posted 8 hours ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

It can also be diabetes. Talk to your dr.

posted 4 hours ago

What Is The Name Of Breathing And Swallowing Issues Caused By PD Or It’s Medication?

What Is The Name Of Breathing And Swallowing Issues Caused By PD Or It’s Medication?

posted 8 hours ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

It's Parkinson I go to speak out a therapy of speech they work on swallowing and speech

posted 6 hours ago

How Do You Deal With The Changing Personality Of Your Loved One?

How Do You Deal With The Changing Personality Of Your Loved One?

I feel like he’s slipping away. I know a lot of it is not being able to read any facial expressions on him and he seems to have less interest in our day to day lives.

posted 11 hours ago

I'm Looking For A Parkinson's Exercise Group In Olympia WA. Know Of One?

I'm Looking For A Parkinson's Exercise Group In Olympia WA. Know Of One?

posted 12 hours ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Thanks so much Jud! Deb aka Artzmartz.

posted 7 hours ago

How Do You Get Along Without The Medicine?

How Do You Get Along Without The Medicine?

I walked so slow.

posted 12 hours ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

I haven't checked in a few yrs. It would be harder to see how my symptoms have advanced or not because I have DBS. So simply stopping my meds and turning off my DBS won't give me an accurate picture… read more

posted 10 hours ago

What To Do When They Refuse To Go To Neurologist?

What To Do When They Refuse To Go To Neurologist?

Mom 82, ignored pd diagnosis for 5 years now. She has slowly gotten worse physically. She still can to most things by herself but is very slow. For 2 months now, she's been having hallucinations & delusions about my dad having an affair . She has "seen" the woman running up-and-down the street & smells perfume on the sheets. she is to the point where she is yelling at my dad all day long about getting a divorce and what a terrible person he is and how could he do this to her. I tried to talk to… read more

posted 13 hours ago

I Am Curious Who On This Site Were Diagnosed In Their 50s Or Younger?

I Am Curious Who On This Site Were Diagnosed In Their 50s Or Younger?

posted 13 hours ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Yes. Interesting because I am a drug and alcohol counselor and I educate on tolerance to alcohol and drugs. This is true with Parkinson's drugs too. They become less effective and your tolerance… read more

posted 4 hours ago

Understanding What Causes Parkinson's

Understanding What Causes Parkinson's

I'm really trying to understand the 'environmental' factors that cause Parkinson's. I've never been around pesticides or anything like that. I've always worked full time in an office so I will start there. How many of us here have always worked in an office environment? Maybe we can drill down and find some common causes.

posted 14 hours ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Thank you for answering. It seems that your Parkinson's might indeed be hereditary. Your mom's case is interesting.

posted 6 hours ago
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