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Does somebody here have had a stem cell therapy treatment? What about the results?

Does somebody here have had a stem cell therapy treatment? What about the results?

Hi guys, I’m a new member at this blog. I had a stem cell infusion ( Wharton’s jelly umbilical cord derived) in June 2018. IV dispensed and nasal injection. First month few improvement noted in speeding doing things, better handling of food while eating and some relief in pain. I did a small adjustment down in medication. That’s it seven months by now. I still waiting as there is an expected improvement in a range up to a year of… read more

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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

sleep went from 4 hrs to 7-8 hrs once in a blue moon i get less 98% improvement would do it again but sooner

posted about 2 months ago
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Is anyone taking Artane (trihexyphenidyl ) and is it helping or causing more problems?

Is anyone taking Artane (trihexyphenidyl ) and is it helping or causing more problems?

Dr suggested adding to reduce tremors.

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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Leon had to stop taking it. It made his constipation much worse. Now he only takes Sinemet three times a day.

posted about 1 year ago
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Artane

Artane

I am 68 have noticed a lot of anxiety is happening take sinemet

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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

thanksmike will ask my dr or should i go back to my parkinsons nuerologist

posted over 2 years ago
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Artane

Artane

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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I've been taking the Artane for years myself I was first given this in 1989 ad I've been taking it every since both here in Alabama and also in Oklahoma… read more

posted over 2 years ago
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Vision Changes in Parkinson's

Vision Changes in Parkinson's

As we grow older, it is normal to experience age-related eye problems. These changes usually have nothing to do with Parkinson’s. If you are having vision problems, it is important to visit an ophthalmologist first.

Vision Changes in Parkinson’s

There are some vision changes that may be due to Parkinson’s or medications for PD:
•Double vision can occur due to medications or because the eyes have trouble working together, also called convergence insufficiency. Special prism glasses… read more

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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

@A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Absolutely Dianne.... I have a great PCP doctor, and when I first started to adjust to my PD meds (12 tabs Sinemet 25/100mg… read more

posted about 2 years ago
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Artane

Artane

I have been taking Artane for 15 years since my op DBS I am on them 3 times a day

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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

LINZESS is the best i ever tried 10 years

posted 10 months ago
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Anyone else taking Gabapentin (neurontin)?

Anyone else taking Gabapentin (neurontin)?

The carbidopa-levodopa wasn't doing it, so the first neurologist had me on a low level of Artane. On a higher dose, I had a couple of episodes of disorientation while driving on familiar freeway interchanges at night, as well as extremely dry mouth. With the combo of these 2 meds, I was feeling great, had high energy, could run on the athletic field with my students, and lost weight! That lasted almost a year, then I started getting tired, gaining weight, and mild tremors.… read more

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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

@A MyParkinsonsTeam Member, I have a friend who is on a high dose of neurontin, which is an excellent med for nerve pain, which is why she takes it, and… read more

posted 10 months ago
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Artane

Artane

This medication give me my life back.
I can walk perfectly, dance and back in running.

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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Hi Mary .
Artane
I take Mirapex , cardidopa/levadopa and Artane.
My doctors in Barrow Neurological Institute are the best. They prescribed the perfect… read more

posted almost 2 years ago
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