I am 47 and diagnosed with early stage Parkinson's last spring. Slight tremor right hand, internal tremor, constipation, memory issues, some slowness and joint pain. The most debilitating symptom I have is fatigue. I have been "tired" for 12 years now, as i have had Graves disease. My stamina has always been an issue. However, I now nap almost every day and am having several monthly "bouts" of extreme fatigue. The extreme fatigue keeps me at home because I feel so exhausted I can't even drive safely. It is kind of like the feeling you have after driving for 10 hours straight and are fighting to keep your eyes open. My eyes are often bloodshot during these "episodes" and a sometimes have a headache. 2 neurologists have said this is not typical of Parkinson's. Graves is stable, no depression, sleeping well. Any ideas or experience with this?? Thanks!View Thread
Yes, i know it's a fairly common issue. I am finding more and more variations as i talk to folks. Thanks for the suggestion to stand by what works. We are the only ones that can live our lives. I am planning on a recumbent bike too. Thanks again.View Thread
Thanks so much for your response. I like how you mentioned the "look" before you hit the wall. I always can tell too. My face looks tired and my eyes seem glassy and bloodshot. I know i am not crazy and believe this is from my PD. Thanks again for your encouragement.View Thread
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