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Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Why Has The DBS Affected My Legs And Walking?

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Why Has The DBS Affected My Legs And Walking?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Wow! I had my DBS ,about a year ago February. Before surgery I had my surgery I had a tremors in my right hand. And I was sliding my feet across the floor. After no tremors, and the walking showed… read more

posted 3 months ago

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) What Are The Risks?

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) What Are The Risks?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Your doctor will evaluate your symptoms. One of the things he is looking at is how far along your symptoms are . People who are early into their symptoms, they walk without assistance, etc. but, ask… read more

posted 4 months ago

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

What requirements does the patient have to meet to receive DBS?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I live in uk , I was having side effects on meds had a lot of interviews to see if my brain was ok , not forgetful and was able to do memory tests and answer every day questions . , I was youngish… read more

posted almost 4 years ago

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

After dbs surgery a period of one month thereafter i experienced depressive symptoms. After switcging off the right-hand side stimulation the depressive symptoms as well as lack of appetite disappeared. But obviously motion stimulator which was working very well, stopped working . Has anybody experienced the same and is there a setting that would work to stop the depressive stimulation as well as not affecting by appetite.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I was asleep throughout the surgery but yes would do it all again.

posted 12 months ago

DBS Generator Replacement

DBS Generator Replacement

I recently had my generator for my DBS replaced (last Fri). I'm healing up fine from the surgery and have my post-op programing at the end of the month, my pre-op programs have already been put into the new generator. I've been having episodes of tremors that come on suddenly, last for about 5 minutes than end as abruptly as they started. The tremors are in my right(dominant) hand and are as severe as pre-DBS. Could this be an issue with the new batter? Anyone else with DBS who has gone… read more

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I am unfamiliar with DBS generator. My guy has DBS and had his battery changed. Is that the same?
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posted 13 days ago

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

Did anybody who has had dbs surgery develop additional symptoms after surgery?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I had it in October after my tremors got suddenly severe, and it was a game -changer, especially because I couldn't type.. My doctor said that brain impairment is unusual, but my grown son says that… read more

posted 11 months ago

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Are you close to a teaching hospital with a PD Center of Excellence? My husband Bill had 3 DBS surgeries as the second one had a bad lead placement causing seizures. The third one was done at a local… read more

posted about 5 years ago

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

Would insurance pay or pay most of DBS.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

They payed for mine.

posted about 4 years ago

Has Anyone Had DBS (deep Brain Stimulation)? How Did It Help You? Any Side Effects?

Has Anyone Had DBS (deep Brain Stimulation)? How Did It Help You? Any Side Effects?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

@A MyParkinsonsTeam Member, you had the dbs surgeries the same time I did. The dystonia went away in both of my feet and I was glad for that. Also a tremor in right hand went away. Now I am working… read more

posted about 1 year ago

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

How long does the implant last ?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Going to see his neurologist on Friday at U of I in Iowa City. Sure wish my husband's DBS worked as well as yours. Don't know what is going on with him this week. His walking, even the little he… read more

posted almost 6 years ago