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Newly diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease
Hi, I am a 56 female just diagnosed with Early Parkinsons. I am scared and looking for some direction on what...More
Posted by lauram58
Pain in Parkinson's
My mother was diagnosed with Parkinson's about 10 years ago. Luckily up to about two years ago her main...More
Posted by artsykathy
Hi, I am afraid I might have Parkinson's. I had a slight tremor in one finger for a while now my husband...More
Posted by tajdc
Parkinson's symptoms
My father has had Parkinson's for about 7 years. Recently he had a severe fall at a doctor's office...More
Posted by An_255932
I've been treated for PD for 12 years and I suffer from some severe dyskinesia, My doctor took me off the...More
Posted by Anon_121162
foot is going crazy what to do
I am 44 and have thyroid diesese and diabeties. The problem I am having is my foot is swollen and a red...More
Posted by elmopuppy909
Unexplained muscle spams / joint pain
My story is short , in 2013 I had a slight fever sore throat and felt I was getting the flu. I rested . Felt...More
Posted by jfer45
So glad to find this community
I found out I had PD in 2010 at 41 yrs. old; DXed when back home in Pittsburgh, my wife and I have...More
Posted by bill_in_thailand
Creatine phosphokinase
My husband had a routine blood test a few weeks ago and we were told that his CPK came back a little high....More
Posted by sosunny2012
I need information please: My dad (90years old) has Parkinson's for 15years and for three weeks now he...More
Posted by amandaleroux
a chair to sit
please suggest me if anyone know what kind of chair PD patient should by. He has a hardtime getting up and moving...More
Posted by thevi
My husband has Parkinson
John my husband has a lot of health problem,so it was a shock when they said he had Parkinson,he has it in his...More
Posted by jwpj86
Is it really Parkinsons?
My husband's been diagnosed w/PD however, his symptoms are the exact opposite of everything we read. He...More
Posted by ellywriter08
Has anyone heard of a young person getting Parkinson's? My son is 11 and has many of the signs or symptoms....More
Posted by laurajc5
Mom diagnosed with Parkinson's
I found out a couple of hours ago, and it's now finally hit me. It's 1am, I texted friends, but no one's...More
Posted by pjwrigley
Natural l-dopa - Velvet Bean
I have young onset pd at age 39 - I'm now 43 and have had remarkable results with taking the Velvet Bean...More
Posted by jojomo
Inflammation with pd
Does anyone have swelling and fluid retention? It may be from my meds. I take azilect & Mirapex. What...More
Posted by An_254888
Sinemet and speech issues
Hello. My mom is currently in a rehab as her medications changed and she is still adjusting to that.. We...More
Posted by An_252511
Is tyrosine as a supplement useful at all in the treatment of Parkinson's?
Posted by jgj333
Hey, i'm 15 year old ,and almost two days i'm starting to shaking (head legs and my (more in the legs its not...More
Posted by An_254807
Depression as a precurssor to Parkinson's Disease.
I have read on many PD web pages that most Parkinson's patients suffer from depression. I was treated for...More
Posted by sparky1109
I know it sounds stupid, but I would like to really know if Parkinson's Disease is contagious? I care for and...More
Posted by An_254751
Back surgery with PD
My husband has been told he needs back surgery for fractures caused by osteporosis. How can they keep...More
Posted by granniecourier
What comes first, Sinimet or an Agonist?
As we all know there is no clinical test for PD so they give you some meds and if they help then you've got...More
Posted by sparky1109
New to this
Hello, my name is Chris. My father is 60 years old and was just diagnosed with this disease. It has been 5...More
Posted by cjreinwald
shaking inside
I found out I have pd 2 mths ago at Mayo Client. I have tremors in my right leg and hand. My biggest problem is...More
Posted by zach621
PD & joint pain
I am new to PD - early symptoms, left side. Recently began to have pain in the left thigh/hip joint. Does PD...More
Posted by djl0007
med's administered via iv?
recently was hospitalized due to swallowing issues. for 2-3 days i could not swallow anything including my...More
Posted by jrw710
Tardive Dyskinesia
I took both Reglan and Metoclopine in addition to Ambilify and Seroque...I have a severe case of T.D...Keep in...More
Posted by nobrains
bladder control
lovedogs1955 maybe you can answer the question on medication for bladder control. Medications are out of my realm...More
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Posted by worn1

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