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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

Exactly what is DBS?

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

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

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

@A MyParkinsonsTeam Member, your doctor will be able to answer those questions for you. Not everyone qualifies for the DBS procedure. I had two days of testing to see if I qualified. Bean

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

What happens if the DBS fails to work and makes you worse that you were before. this is the only thing that
worries me that i am worse than before.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

You need to make sure your beta and theta band widths are at the right settings. You may need to restart your setting procedure over, off meds and turned off DBS and start over. I had to do that. I… read more

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

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

Deep Brain Stimulation Experience

Deep Brain Stimulation Experience

I am looking for someone who has had DBS surgery to provide feedback of their experience as I’m considering this option.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Go for it

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

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

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

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

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

Would insurance pay or pay most of DBS.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

They payed for mine.

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

I cannot have surgery due to having a reaction to general anesthesia. Is there anything else that can be done to benefit me?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

carolanderson4002..there are MANY different kinds of general anesthesia have you asked your Dr if something else might work for you?