Hi. My husband, who has Parkinsons, and was diagnosed in 2011, has in the last year experienced short term memory issues and recently had a experience waking up at night not knowing where he was. We know both are related to Parkinson. My question is does anyone with Parkingson have or have had these issues and are now on medication for it. What was prescribed, and has it helped? Have you experienced any additional side-effects from the medication? Did anyone… read more
How old is your husband? I am 78 and have short term memory losses. I sometimes find it difficult to recall some of my good friends' names. My Parkinson's nurse who saw me yesterday says that these memory losses are common at my age. She gave me some tests and puzzles which I did well. Keep doing crosswords, and other puzzles to keep your brain active.
Thank you, my husband is 62 and does puzzles and crossword puzzles as well.
I often have short term memory lapses. Sometimes it is word lspses when I can't think of a word.
I found that Melatonin 2mg (Circa) helps enormously. Has induced a regular sleep pattern. Before Taking this I dreaded going to bed at night.