My husband is a YOPD patient. He was diagnosed 5 yrs ago and is 48 now. It started out slow and progressed rapidly. He now has issues with remembering but it is only at certain times of the day. Especially after his meds kick in. He takes; Stalevo, Amantadine, Mirapex, Caridopa and just started on some Pscyh meds. He is at his worst from about 12 to 7 and then goes to sleep and wakes up really good aside from the physical side affects. Does anyone have any advice on how to deal with the lack of mental awareness that he goes through for the most part of the day?View Thread
My husband used to take a lot of Mirapex, but ONE of the nasty side affects was the amount of Sugar he craved. And he would get very abusive. We cut back on that and he sticks to "natural" sugars (still in small doses) and it seems to have helped.View Thread
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