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How Has Parkinson's Affected Your Sleep?

How Has Parkinson's Affected Your Sleep?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

My husband naps a lot during the day. He always says he's tired but some of his problem is boredom. When I keep him busy he's fine. Yet there are days he has no energy at all.

posted 5 months ago

Looking Back, When Do You Think Your First Parkinson’s Symptoms Started? What Were They?

Looking Back, When Do You Think Your First Parkinson’s Symptoms Started? What Were They?

When did you first become aware that something wasn't right? Looking back what were your first symptoms?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

When I turned 65 I noticed a twitch in my left hand. I made Ann appointment with my doctor He sent me to Parkinson’s specialist who diagnosed Me with Parkinson’s.

posted about 1 month ago

How Long Did It Take To Get Your Parkinson's Diagnosed? What Type Of Doctor Or Specialist Diagnosed You?

How Long Did It Take To Get Your Parkinson's Diagnosed? What Type Of Doctor Or Specialist Diagnosed You?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

@A MyParkinsonsTeam Member - sounds like you have found many of the secrets to taming the PD dragon. Singing helps the voice, especially if you sing in various levels of loud & soft. There are also… read more

posted about 1 year ago

Do You Find Yourself Not Attending Social Engagements Because Of Parkinson’s?

Do You Find Yourself Not Attending Social Engagements Because Of Parkinson’s?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Melinda, I’ve had symptoms f on r 43 years now, and I’m more and more reclusive. You’re in good company.
Hugs 🤗
Teresa

posted 5 months ago

Have You Ever Experienced Vivid Dreams Or Hallucinations?

Have You Ever Experienced Vivid Dreams Or Hallucinations?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I used to have vivid dreams that I could remember when I was first diagnosed. They mostly centred around a character I called the Gypsy King. Apparently still having the dreams but no longer remember… read more

posted 3 months ago

What Bits Of "advice" Do You Wish People Would Stop Telling You?

What Bits Of "advice" Do You Wish People Would Stop Telling You?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

JuneRitar same for me I am delighted when you answer my post I love reading how you and other mpt members get on

posted 2 months ago
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