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Travel Insurance For Parkinsons Sufferers

Travel Insurance For Parkinsons Sufferers

Hi, could anybody please recommend reasonable worldwide travel insurance for over 75 suffering from Parkinsons? The quotes I had are extortionate!
Thank you

How To Clear Sticky Phlegm In Patient With Stroke And PD?

How To Clear Sticky Phlegm In Patient With Stroke And PD?

I joined this group because I have difficulty sometimes with figuring out how to manage my dad's issues as between the major stroke that left him left side paralyzed versus the PD. For example, he gets a great deal of sticky phlegm in the night from the PD. He tries to take small sips of water during the day to try and thin it and moisten his throat, but it is very difficult due to the stroke. He cannot chew or swallow any food or drink well at all due to… read more

Shortness Of Breath & Chest Pains

Shortness Of Breath & Chest Pains

Hello. Have been diagnosed with PD about seven yrs ago. Something has recently become a problem for me. I have chect pains like those associated with extreme shortness of breath and breathing becomes laborous. Have just returned home after heart examination in Seattle, They found no cause for this. Is this something othere here have experienced?

Has Anyone Had Experience With The Drug Nuedexta?

Has Anyone Had Experience With The Drug Nuedexta?

My husband is 77 and was diagnosed with PD in 2012. His motor symptoms are fairly well controlled with Carb/Levo, but he has struggled a great deal with the non-motor symptoms. His neurologist has tried various drugs over the years but my husband has experienced bad side effects with many of them. At our appointment yesterday, his doctor recommended he try Nuedexta. I said I wanted to research it first because I want to see what side effects we might be facing… read more

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