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
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?
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