Micrographia is handwriting that becomes progressively smaller, more cramped, and harder to read. Micrographia is a common symptom of neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's. It is common for handwriting to become more of a challenge as time goes on. For some, this can be a frustrating and confusing stressor.
On MyParkinsonsTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with Parkinson's, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Micrographia is one of the most-discussed subjects.
Here are some conversations about micrographia:
• One of the first things the neuro doc asked me was, had I noticed a change in my handwriting. Yes, it had gotten so small I would have difficulty reading it. I have found if my meds are working, I don't get anxious and I take my time my handwriting can look pretty good.
Can you relate?
Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyParkinsonsTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.
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