Does anyone have mouth sores and lots of salivia and lots of movement in the tounge and dry and burning in you mouth ?
The left side of my husband's body from neck to toes is swollen. Dr has no idea, but has run basic tests for heart and blood pressure and etc. My husband gets some massage and seems to help a bit. It definitely helps when he takes ginseng.
And how do you deal with them and what do you do during these off times? Bean
My husband gets bouts of very thick phlegm - usually after drinking water/juice and swallowing too much. It might just be building up and the liquid brings it to the surface. It's not drooling but thick, globby gunk that comes out. It was suggested he try using the scopolamine patch (used for seasickness/motion sickness). Just curious if anyone has tried this and if it helps. Thanks
My Mom was diagnosed last year with PD. She has been doing well until about a month ago when she started vomiting every time she eats, even just a teaspoon of chicken broth comes right back up. She says she has excessive phlegm in her throat and when she swallows food, it moves it down and then everything comes back up. She has had an endoscopy with good results, no ulcers or cancer or anything unusual.
My mom has literally not eaten in about 6 weeks. It seems to have started with an… read more
rob has had a cough/cold w/phlegm (tmi) for a week now. He's slowly improving, but i was wondering if colds can be more dangerous if you have parkinsons disease?
to development of aspirational pneumonia, the leading cause of that-which-I-try-not-to-dwell-upon. My questions 1) Anyone know if there is a treatment? 2) Prevention is in this case better than a cure, so can anyone recommend ways to keep from breathing in chunks of food? I understand speech therapists sometimes have success.
I joined this group because I have difficulty sometimes with figuring out how to manage my dad's issues as between the major stroke that left him left side paralyzed versus the PD. For example, he gets a great deal of sticky phlegm in the night from the PD. He tries to take small sips of water during the day to try and thin it and moisten his throat, but it is very difficult due to the stroke. He cannot chew or swallow any food or drink well at all due to the stroke and is on a permanent… read more
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