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How Much Protein Are We Supposed To Eat?

How Much Protein Are We Supposed To Eat?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

I would definitely reach out to your Parkinson’s doctor due to if you are on a form of levodopa you should restrict your protein intake, this is for sure something that should be asked by a provider.

Any Recommendations For A Nutrition,Diet & Health App For Android?

Any Recommendations For A Nutrition,Diet & Health App For Android?

Looking to make adjustments to my diet based on nutritional content. Need an App that will list a breakdown so I can identify deficiencies and/or excesses, as well as select the foods that I like to make adjustments with.

- I also plan to take supplements, so if I can enter those into the calculations, that would be great
- It would also synchronize with their website providing better interaction with the data and nutritional information.
- Bar code scanning capability for easier input.
-… read more

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

I know this is off topic, l found something to drink with my meds and doesn't upset my stomach. Vanilla almond milk.

Help Raising Low Blood Pressure

Help Raising Low Blood Pressure

Can anyone recommend anything other than salt to raise BP? Thanks.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Great idea! Thank you!

What’s The News On Taking High Doses Of B1?

What’s The News On Taking High Doses Of B1?

I saw on Facebook a page on B1 HDT.
What’s the scoop? Is it good for us ?

I’m NOT on any B1 Supplements YET.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Dale is correct! Seek medical advice first.

How Can I Help My Father Gain Weight?

How Can I Help My Father Gain Weight?

His eating is very hit and miss. He says he cannot smell or taste the food…and that things don’t taste like he would expect. Foods or treats he used to love he will no longer touch. He continues to lose weight and sleeps more and more. We tried one medication that was an appetite stimulant with no results. He did like vanilla boost (no other flavors or brands…we tried) but now he will barely even finish one of those. I feel like we need an expert in diet and nutrition, a chef, and a physical… read more

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

Something outside the box. Medicinal weed. I do not get high. But it will make me eat weather I can digest or not. No appetite is no digestion

Any Good Treatments For Dyskinesia?

Any Good Treatments For Dyskinesia?

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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

In my case DBS reduced dyskenesia in a spectacular way

Mouth Sores

Mouth Sores

Does anyone have mouth sores and lots of salivia and lots of movement in the tounge and dry and burning in you mouth ?
Thank you

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member

As a matter of fact, and now that you mention it, I have little sores on the tip of my tongue, and there’s no doubt my shirt is soggy for reasons other than missing the water fountain. I hate the fact… read more