Parkinson's disease

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My husband is in year 18 of Parkinsons....and year 40+ of Bi Polar.....So many Drugs.......

My husband is in year 18 of Parkinsons....and year 40+ of Bi Polar.....So many Drugs.......

I am at my wits end....He went into Hospice in January and with this I received some great grief counseling. Then all the compassionate care helped him get healthier and He graduated from Hospice ( a rare occasion they said..) with this my grief support got taken away too! (it was actually the first time someone was there to help the caregiver ) .....I now need to find a grief counselor that… read more

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I am very interested in DBS, but I currently have a pacemaker which causes issues. Anyone else dealt with this?

I am very interested in DBS, but I currently have a pacemaker which causes issues. Anyone else dealt with this?

My cardiologist placed the pacemaker in the right side of my chest which apparently is not the usual choice. There is also a conflict between pacemaker and the MRI used during the DBS process. Does this eliminate me from being DBS worthy?

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Anyone experienced side effects when taking sustavi?

Anyone experienced side effects when taking sustavi?

Anyone experienced side effects when taking sustavi? I started taking it 24 hours ago and am experiencing headaches, nausea and vomiting (which are on the list of common side effects). I am interesting in knowing whether anyone has experience of these side effects and, more specifically, if they wear off after time. Thank you

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