Real members of MyParkinsonsTeam have posted questions and answers that support our community guidelines, and should not be taken as medical advice.
Looking for the latest medically reviewed content by doctors and experts? Visit our resource section.
Search Results for "how do other caregivers deal with the confusion love one has"
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?
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
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
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
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.
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
MyParkinsonsTeam is not a medical referral site and does not recommend or endorse any particular Provider or medical treatment.
No information on MyParkinsonsTeam should be construed as medical and/or health advice.