Parkinson's disease

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How has Parkinson's affected your sleep?

How has Parkinson's affected your sleep?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

We have tried with sleeping medication precribed and over the counter, even Xanax to 1/4 pill of lowest dose, and it only triggers hallucinations and… read more

posted 6 days 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:

I was 64 working in the forest industry as a log truck driver . On My last load of the day I would get so tired that I had to pullover and have a 3 or 3… read more

posted 3 months ago

In your experience what causes your Parkinson's to flare up, or your symptoms to worsen?

In your experience what causes your Parkinson's to flare up, or your symptoms to worsen?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

@A MyParkinsonsTeam Member - I think you are finding the same thing that was brought to my attention - change starts with when WE take the first step… read more

posted 7 months 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:

I put together an exercise room in my basement. Really it's an exercise/music room because I have audio equipment down there along with a drum set which… read more

posted 3 months ago

What types of exercise or physical therapy activities do you do?

What types of exercise or physical therapy activities do you do?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I am giving my Sister a lot of useful information! I will try to expand on all of her daily activities! Stellae

posted about 2 months ago

How does the time of day affect a person with Parkinson's?

How does the time of day affect a person with Parkinson's?

What is 'sundowning'?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Sundowning is a term that describes a person whose personality y changes as the sun goes down and its for the worse is changes to

posted 8 months ago

What do you wish your partner understood about what living with Parkinson's is like?

What do you wish your partner understood about what living with Parkinson's is like?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

My spouse tries to understand but he doesn't have Parkinsons b ut lets me talk and I have girlfriends and they have different problems fro me b ut were… read more

posted 11 months ago
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