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Myths About Parkinson's Disease Information.

Myths About Parkinson's Disease Information.

Although Parkinson’s disease (PD) is one of the most common neurological disorders, affecting approximately one million people in the United States, there are many myths and misconceptions about the disease.1

Myth: Parkinson’s disease is only a movement-related condition.
The motor symptoms of PD, including tremor, rigidity, impaired balance and bradykinesia (gradual loss of spontaneous movement), are characteristic of the disease; however, there are a number of… read more

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

The MJF recently announced that there is now a new time released amantidine.

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Problem: my PD spouse had severe joint pain. He was sent to th Rhuemotologist. His RH markers were high. So it was RA causing those symthoms.

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

This was very informative. It took me three times to understand what I read. I find at night my comprehension is shot. But I did get your explanations!

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Pain has recently been accepted as part of pd especially hips a leg joint due to our walking being effected. And double vision is a symptom of pd as well an eye test can see how bad this and prisims in your glasses can correct this issue.

edited, originally posted almost 3 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

There is a med that can help with the involuntary movements called amatidine I know that's spelt wrong but if you mum mentions it to the neurologist they will know what drug I am referring to however this drug only works for 50 percent of those whom take it.

posted almost 3 years ago
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