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Does Anyone Else Get Really Tired After Taking Lova

Does Anyone Else Get Really Tired After Taking Lova

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I get really tired at noon every day. I think getting up at 3:30 has something to do with it. but i've also had 3 doses of c/l also who knows but i like my chair nap.😀

posted 5 months ago

Does Anyone Else Get Really Tired After Taking Lova

Does Anyone Else Get Really Tired After Taking Lova

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I do only if I eat Carbs or sugar followed by sweats. But I’m newly diagnosed and not on any meds at this time...

posted 6 months ago

Does Anyone Else Get Really Tired After Taking Carbadopia Levodopa

Does Anyone Else Get Really Tired After Taking Carbadopia Levodopa

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Yes, some of the time it makes me sleepy and yawn a lot. Sometimes I take a nap and then again I don't.

posted 3 months ago

Does Anyone Else Get Really Tired After Taking L-dopa

Does Anyone Else Get Really Tired After Taking L-dopa

My husband falls asleep after taking his L-Dopa. He takes 2 in morning, one at noon, one at 5 and one before bed

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Doctor said two morning and two noon. We are spacing with1 1/2 noon. Just sleeps too much

posted 2 months ago

Do You Find That Different States Create Different Symptoms With PD?

Do You Find That Different States Create Different Symptoms With PD?

I live in MN and do have dizzy spells and headaches with PD. However, traveling to Mesa, AZ I am dizzy for at least 6 hours of the day and severe headaches. Do others find different states cause different reactions and symptoms with PD?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I as well. I am sad for you as this is not fun and puts me down for that period of time. Keep positive thoughts and play hard when it is over.

posted over 3 years ago

Sleep .........trying To Sleep With Tremor

Sleep .........trying To Sleep With Tremor

Has anyone any other tips? Or does this help anyone?

My left hand tremor troubles me at night when I try to get some sleep. I take a slow release madopar capsule at bedtime which takes a while to work. However, I have found that by relaxing as much as I can and counting down from 300 in my head and breathing deeply....it seems to still the tremor. I then think of anything except my PD. If I think of my PD it kicks off again. I now include listening to soft talk radio stations with… read more

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I'm going to try this thank you

posted almost 4 years ago

Thinking About The Future From A Caregiver's Perspective

Thinking About The Future From A Caregiver's Perspective

Some days I think I am going crazy when I contemplate what is to come as my husband's illness progresses. He is very mobile (but doesn't drive), has tremors, doesn't need daily care at this point like more advanced patients do, and his cognitive issues have gotten worse this past year. Sometimes doing a very simple financial transaction turns into a one hour exercise in futility because he doesn't think logically and it is so frustrating to me and to him that we end up having "words" with each… read more

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I once read a quote that said something like “so often we think something has changed when I’m fact only our perception of the situation has changed”. It has helped me over the years. It was really… read more

posted about 3 years ago

Queens, NY Local Support Group??

Queens, NY Local Support Group??

Need a support group for mom with pd and me as caregiver. Everything is virtual now but have had zero luck. Am so tired that my brain has shut down...I am so overwhelmed that I cannot even think. I am terrified all the time. I am all alone...just mom and me.

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I'm a caregiver for my husband too. We have our own set of stresses and worries, don't we? I'm sorry you are so alone. Have you looked into state aid in your area? I don't know how ill your mother… read more

posted 12 months ago

Do Most Parkinson's Patients Eventually Get Dementia?

Do Most Parkinson's Patients Eventually Get Dementia?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I have already been checked for Dementia thru the VA, and I have been told that I definetly have the begining of Dementia. Some times I will be talking to someone and I will for get what I was saying.

posted about 1 year ago
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