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Memory Problems.

Memory Problems.

I am having a lot of problems talking lately . I will be talking and forget a simple word and can't think of it. Friends will add the word for me. I also can't follow conversation when people are talking to with a long story.This is happening more frequently. I only been dignosed a yr ago. Is anyone have this problem and what are you doing for it ?

posted March 1, 2017 (edited)
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I also recommend Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Mertz

posted January 28

Would You Get DBS Again?

Would You Get DBS Again?

If you have had DBS surgery, is it something you would do again knowing what you know now?

posted February 10, 2018
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YES!!!!!! Had DBS app 18 months ago I am so pleased and comfortable It takes a few visits to get stimulator (battery and electrodes) calibrated to your specific symptoms but well worth the time… read more

posted September 3, 2021

Does Anyone Else Have Such Vived Dreams And Talk, Scream Or Holler Out In Your Sleep? Does It Wake You Or Your Wake Your Spouse?

Does Anyone Else Have Such Vived Dreams And Talk, Scream Or Holler Out In Your Sleep? Does It Wake You Or Your Wake Your Spouse?

My husband told me this morning that I screamed out so loud last night that our neighbors could have heard me. I don't remember dreaming about anything. Usually, when I dream, it will wake me up or I wake myself up talking or screaming. Kind of scary but have a neuro appointment on Monday and will discuss it then.

posted November 20, 2015
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I know stress can play a part in certain dreams as can dreaming of getting a PhD when I never finished getting my bachelor degree, but these dreams with crying out, punching, kicking, etc, is… read more

posted November 27

I Added 1/2 Pill 25-100 Carbidopa-levodopa To My Azilect To Help My Balance And Had Debilitating Side Effects- Nausea, Lightheaded, Dizzy.

I Added 1/2 Pill 25-100 Carbidopa-levodopa To My Azilect To Help My Balance And Had Debilitating Side Effects- Nausea, Lightheaded, Dizzy.

Cutting back to 1/2 pill 10-100 had the same effect so I discontinued that pill. What other meds do folks take that has improved balance? I do cycle and Dance for PD.

posted December 25, 2017
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Wish I could get my husband to take his meds on a timely manner. Like the idea of taking every couple hours.

posted September 24

How To Overcome Fatigue, Anxiety And Poor Sleep

How To Overcome Fatigue, Anxiety And Poor Sleep

I have been diagnosed with parkinson since 2007. I had mild case of parkinson. Recently Simnet does not work well. I have Anxiety out of nowhere and yes my personal life is not causing me Anxiety. I should as I am by profession psychologist. I have lot of fatigue and even though I continue to exercise I remained fatigue. any one can recommend what anti-anxiety med they take
Thank you everyone, and have a happy and healthy new year

posted December 31, 2016
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FinleyFox here. Last several months I developed insomnia due to my 6 years of PD. Also, having sleep apnea didn't help. My Neurologist recommended a mild 50mg generic sleep aid to help me sleep… read more

posted August 24

Handwriting Difficulties

Handwriting Difficulties

Ugh, I'm really just venting. I had to write an important number down and of course, when I needed it, I could not read it.

Does anyone else have this annoying problem?

posted November 20, 2017
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voice activation on phone and computer has saved my husband who has this problem

posted March 22

How Long Were You Able To Continue Working After Your Parkinson's Diagnosis?

How Long Were You Able To Continue Working After Your Parkinson's Diagnosis?

How Long After your Parkinson's Diagnosis Were you Still Working? Did you try and hide your Parkinson's from your employer? Did you leave the job on your own accord or were you "Let Go"?

posted January 23, 2016
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I continue to work till I was 73 but the covid had more of a hand and me stopping my job still stay active working around the house more or less the age is a factor of what you're doing and how much… read more

posted October 22

Has Anyone Tried LSVT Big Therapy?

Has Anyone Tried LSVT Big Therapy?

Wondering if anyone has tried LSVT Big Therapy and if so, has it helped. I have been doing some research and it seems to give people walking with bigger steps and generally helping people with PD to move easier. Looking for a therapist in the Cherry Hill, NJ area.

posted September 13, 2015
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@A MyParkinsonsTeam Member. Learning breathing technics can do wonders!!!

posted January 3, 2017

Do You Have Any Idea About What Caused You To Contract Parkinson's?

Do You Have Any Idea About What Caused You To Contract Parkinson's?

What caused your loss of Dopamine which led to Parkinson's?

posted January 31, 2016
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Tallen2590 , what am looking at ? The medical terminology ? Dorothy D'Antoni below it is my sister.

posted August 17, 2016
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