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My loved one has been taking Selegiline for two years, as an add-on to Sinemet. Recently his neurologist prescribed Lexapro. He took it for a week and was not doing well at all. I Googled the two meds and they seem to interact badly with one another. Has anyone else taken both? I don't know why a movement disorder specialist would prescribe both if they are contraindicated.
Smart shoes help the elderly and disabled walk By: Anthony Cuthbertson - Newsweek - Thursday, March 17, 2016
New high-tech shoes and insoles have been developed that can help elderly, ill and disabled people walk without fear of falling over. Unveiled at the Wearable Technology Show in London on Tuesday, the Path Feel insoles and Path Finder shoes from U.K. startup Walk With Path provide tactile feedback and visual cues to assist walking.
My mom heard an interview with John Pepper who claims he can reverse Parkinsons. I am immediately sceptical of anyone making this kind of claim. What I can find on his program seems to focus on walking. Has anyone bought his book or tried his program?
Essential Tremor (ET) •Short for Essential Tremor, ET, is fairly common amongst the elderly population, yet may begin at any age. •ET is different from the PD tremor in that it affects both hands, often involves head tremor and a shaky quality to the patient’s voice. •Essential tremor is thought to be different from PD. •However, recent research shows that ET may be a risk factor for PD. In fact, up to 20% of ET patients may develop Parkinsonian symptoms, Parkinson’s… read more
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