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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

Have You Discovered Any ‘life Hacks’ That Make Your Day To Day Living With Parkinson’s Any Easier?

Have You Discovered Any ‘life Hacks’ That Make Your Day To Day Living With Parkinson’s Any Easier?

What are the best tips of simple things you were able to do, or adjustments that you were able to make, that helped make an everyday task easier?

(A life hack is something small that you do to make life easier, for example using liquid soap so you don’t drop bar soap, or putting a satin sheet on your bed to make it easier to turn over.)

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Not an issue for my Dad of course, but I had a shoulder problem that put me into pull over the head sports bras. They could be good for ladies with mobility problems due to Covid.

posted 6 months ago
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