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
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?
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… read more
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.
Hi, my dad is in hospital recovering from pneumonia. He's has lost alot of weight and struggling to eat anything without coughing. He has a feeding tube at the moment and waiting further tests on his swallowing.
Does anyone have experience of this and any advice regarding living with one ?
I think about my YOPD all the time.It's always on my mind.It's hard not to think about the disease that afflicts you
I think genetics played a enormous role.Because I was diagnosed with YOPD at age 27. Also,I think toxic chemicals in the environment may had played a role.
Easily fatigued (doing the simplest simplest activities) What do you do besides sitting or lying down?
Also, tongue feels "thick" and slurring if talking for more than a few sentences.
I doubt if I'm alone; but, sure don't have the answers I need.