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Cogentin

Cogentin

How do you deal with your walking

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

I tried a cane, but it wasn't enough; I've been using a walker since 2012.

Cogentin

Cogentin

How do you deal with your walking

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

I walk with a cane and I have my husband or whoever is with me coach me to take bigger steps. you can also put a belt with a rope on it to, help him take bigger steps and you will have control of his… read more

Swelling

Swelling

Has anyone experienced swelling of effected body parts. My right side is effected and my hand swells sometimes.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

First confirm the diagnosis with orthopedia hand specialist both condition final treatment will be surgery. Others treatments will help for a time only.

Thinking

Thinking

Does anyone have trouble with their thinking. I have trouble with confusion.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Thank you very much, my dear Mary. ❤
Love,Jeri

Have You Ever Wandered That Argentin Tango Cuold Be The Part Of Treatment?

Have You Ever Wandered That Argentin Tango Cuold Be The Part Of Treatment?

I am dancing the tango for five years now.It is an amazing experience.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

A fun workout for you! You must have a great partner!

Drooling

Drooling

I am wondering if anyone other than me has a problem with excessive saliva and what you do about it?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

@A MyParkinsonsTeam Member and other asking about drooling.... be sure to continue to visit your dentists while you are taking meds for Parkinsons!! TRUST ME I am speaking from experience... I lost… read more

Does Anyone Have Difficulty Breathing When Dyskinesia Causes Spasms Of Diaphragm?

Does Anyone Have Difficulty Breathing When Dyskinesia Causes Spasms Of Diaphragm?

When I stand up, abs go into spasms pulling my chest forward and down. Back muscles are not strong enough for me to reach an erect posture. Then spasms of the diaphragm restrict my breathing. Immediate relief comes when I sit down. Maximum standing time is 3 minutes. I'm afraid if this can't be managed I'll be wheelchair bound very soon. I take Sinemet 50/200 twice a day. I began a trial of Cogentin this evening. I will be taking it twice a day. Is this a side effect of Sinemet? A symptom of… read more

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Thank you. Very helpful info.

Does Anybody Else Find Valium Helpful?

Does Anybody Else Find Valium Helpful?

I suffer from terrible apathy, anxiety, agitation and pain/cramps. As I’m unable to take a lot of the prescribed meds, especially ones regarding pain, depression, muscle relaxants etc. I find Valium helps tremendously with the cramps, pain, agitation and aniexty. The cramps are especially painful and I’m now getting them in places I’d never thought possible in the past, but even where I’d normally get cramps - they seem ten times more painful! My doctor isn’t keen on me using it too often but I… read more

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Thanx Carol. Sadly cannabis oil is avaliable to us yet but im lvingbin hope 💕