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Reply: Parkinson's Cough
My Dad is coughing a lot in night as well because of PD. Is there anything we could do to help him thru the...More
Posted by rkster
Parkinsons and Cough
My Dad was recently diagnosed with PD, even though he had symptoms for last 2 years. Recently he had Pnuemonia...More
Posted by rkster
Reply: Chronic UTIs
This article discusses chronic UTIs and treatments that are commonly used to treat UTIs as well as...More
Posted by atti_editor
Extreme pain from Parkinson's
My wife has Parkinson’s disease that was diagnosed in May 2007 and now has twisting movements of severe...More
Posted by tcleme2
Reply: Pain and Parkinsons
Propark hello!One of my patients with Parkinson's arm, back pain and numbness, her every pain and numbness after...More
Posted by zuolei
Reply: PD & Amyloidosis
Dad had a rectal tissue biopsy to diagnose the amyloidosis. Once diagnosed, he was referred to either Boston or...More
Posted by dtnel14
Reply: DBS battery died
I sure hope he doesn't have to wait to long. Keep us posted on how long it takes to get his new battery, as I...More
Posted by wmalice
Reply: parkinson
Your story sounds exactly like mine. Somewhere in this community page, I tell my story, but it is mine...More
Posted by lovedogs1955
Reply: Merry Christmas
I don't know what your symtons are...but if anything like mine its a real hoot. I hope you had a real good...More
Posted by wetfisherman
not sure what I have
shake like crazy...all over. posture is gone. last two months its got-in worse. My regular doctor thinks...More
Posted by wetfisherman

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Shakin' but not Stirred
I am 39 years old and was diagnosed two years ago with PD. I am now trying to do my part to raise awareness...More
Posted by ryanjackson
Believe I am having drug reactions to Botox Inject...
The first round of botox May 2012 I was taking melatonin to and valeran root to assist with my...More
Posted by strokesurvivor77
Watch the parkinson webinar that I posted. You are dealing with a lot!! Suffering with so many symptoms and...More
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Reply: Shortness of breath
Hi gordoncanada! There are so many symptoms of Parkinson's Disease that it is difficult to diagnose. My...More
Posted by lovedogs1955
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Reply: HYdrogen Peroxide to help Parkiinsons
If you actually read the book The One Minute Cure, it says that if you are suffering from...More
Reply: Use Caution with Microdose Therapy Program
In regards to the so called "improvements" from microdose therapy, this is a fabrication! I had serious...More
Posted by maplewood234
Reply: Aqua therapy or exercise for advanced stage Parkin...
Dear Manny, My friend, Don, was very good at availing himself of those three pillars during the earlier...More
Posted by josefinajo
Reply: beyond vertigo-possible brain tumor
Hello I know it was 7 yrs ago that you wrote this and pray that your Sister is well..My first Symptoms was...More
Posted by hildas
Reply: Chemical exposure and Parkinsons
I wasn't in Vietnam.I was in Coast Guard and all we did was chip scrape and paint.We never used resperators and...More
Posted by mes5159
Reply: noise sensitivity
This just started for me. I was diagnosed almost 5 years ago. If someone walks up on me, my husband walks in...More
Posted by njladyluck
Reply: Short term disability
I still work and I've not been able to figure this out. I know they say short-term would be so that I could...More
Posted by njladyluck
Reply: Throat Discomfort
Thank you for responding. I am in agreement with you, I would rather manage my symptoms then meds.I do find...More
Posted by vdillard
Reply: Looking for good information
Thanks for the tip about, I signed up. Good advice about the oxygen mask. I tell other...More
Posted by luv2fishpublic
Reply: insurance
I was able to buy it through my job. My job offers long term insurance (fully paid for by employee) and each...More
Posted by njladyluck
Reply: I am new
Yes, it is very normal. I take meds and that helps and now it only happens when my meds are wearing off....More
Posted by njladyluck
Spacial problems
I have noticed over the last 8 months or so I no longer can park my car properly. I am always crooked, always...More
Posted by happydsr
Shaking on the inside
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Is shaking on the inside a common feeling? I feel like I have restless leg syndrome in my whole body
who has had DBS for PD treatment and how much did it cost after insurance paid for it?
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Reply: Parkinson's disease and digestive disorders
My husband who has PD, has for years experienced pain right below the rib cage more dormant in the day,...More
Posted by 5blindboys
Reply: Is velvet bean the same as kapikacchu?
Thanks for the info. My Ayurvedic doctor has suggested that I take 1tsp 2x daily, cooked into food if possible...More
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Parkinson's app for iPad
I found a free app for my iPhone/iPad and it seems to be pretty good. It's called Parkinson's Central and it is sponsored by the National ... More
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