My husband has thick Flem, causing difficulty speaking and swallowing. He carries a wad of tissue with him and is embarrassed by the constant drooling. Is there help for this problem? He did not do this before his PD diagnosis.
Does anyone know about a cell phone with bigger letters and numbers and helps with shakiness problems using the phone and tapping the wrong buttons?
My physician recently increased my dose of carbidopa -levodopa because I was experiencing extreme off-effects [e.g. cold sweats; cold extremities; a sudden fatigue, decreased communication skills, and balance problems] about 90 minutes after taking the medication. The first day I received the higher dose, I became hyperactive; very jittery; rapid speech; lost balance and cravings for food, all very unpleasant. Anyone else have similar symptoms?
I had the same side effects when my carbidopa-levodopa was increased. It was 250, 2 times a day. I was put back to the 100/25, 3 times a day is much better. Hope you are doing better with your… read more
By the end of the day I am shaking again, head bobbing, falling when turning around, and loosing my train of thought. I know that I have had tremors for over 25 years, off and on, and been falling for the past 5 years, so my diagnosis last month came as no surprise.
I wonder how long I will have to wait before I find out? I just know I have it, just need to be tested. How is quality of life with meds.?
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