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This patient support community is for discussions relating to Parkinson’s disease, anger, anxiety, depression, balance, facial stiffness, genetics, handwriting difficulties, speech movement difficulties, nutrition and diet, rigidity (stiffness), sexuality, swallowing difficulties, tremors (shaking), walk (shuffling), and work issues.

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By luckyman316
Very curious on this... My step-mom told me when she first met me, she thought I had Parkinson's due to some littl...
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By joeyjoetta
My friend diagnosed with Parkinson. He has much difficulty walking. He is on Cymbalta,Welbutrin, Nortripyline, ...
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By paulvand
I was diagnosed with subacute thyroiditis in October last year. I had many thyroid symptoms as I went from hyper to ...
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By Pd1mally
Has anyone else tried the drug Apomorphine, Continuous Subcutaneous Infusion. Any problems ? Any success ? Anythi...
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BabbleMomMar 23
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By Sarbani1
My mother, 48, was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2011. She has consulted to several neurologists but all have...
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buddy654Feb 04
candinks2013Feb 23, 2013
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By dreamer1967 Blank
I have stage 2 parkinsons I am 54 and I was told I had this when i was 51. I have had a lot of issues with this and ...
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buddy654Feb 04
BabbleMomJul 13, 2013
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By mike709 Blank
Does anyone else have tremors when standing still. I get them when standing in place
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catt2Jan 27
sandoval123Jul 24, 2010
scooter78667Nov 17, 2008
LizzieTwoNov 15, 2008
ILADVOCATENov 10, 2008
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By Sandy M Blank
Hi, My 78 year old Dad has Parkinson's and is having a terrible time lately swallowing food. Is this common? Is ...
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ILADVOCATEDec 27, 2013
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By margollrich
was looking forward to some leftover brandy custard and pudding, tasted like metal, everything tastes like that latel...
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By Annieannette72
Has anyone had any luck in controlling the feeling that your chest wall is tightening up making it feel like you have...
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ILADVOCATEDec 12, 2013
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By pequena
Hello, is there a chance that I may have Young Onset Parkinson's? I am 24 and have a family history of Parkinson's. I...
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daddysgirl1937Dec 07, 2013
loucaresFeb 28, 2013
sassypamJul 28, 2010
ladybug1957Mar 14, 2010
trudylouSep 03, 2009
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By Yuyak Blank
I am interested in Parkinson's research on the use of Prednisone to treat symptoms. My husband has had Parkinson's fo...
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LynniepoohNov 30, 2013
justginnyNov 05, 2013
ILADVOCATEAug 17, 2013
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By tryingtohelp144 Blank
My mother, 88, has been diagnosed with Parkinson's and is rapidly declining. We have tried to adjust several of her ...
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LynniepoohNov 30, 2013
pounce6364Jun 08, 2013
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By debgspz Blank
Hi, my name is Debbie and my husband has Parkinsons Disease. He is only 55, I am 52. Im looking for a pen pal to shar...
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By CRSeaside
My mom has had the rods put in I think they are called stimulators. Her brain surgery has made a huge difference in h...
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parkieneedssomelbsNov 08, 2013
ILADVOCATEAug 20, 2013
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By mike709 Blank
How long does it take for levodopa to start working? My doctor had me on it for a week and said it wasn't working and...
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justginnyNov 05, 2013
boots1967Sep 22, 2013
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boots1967Sep 21, 2013
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By boots1967 Blank
8 months ago, two weeks after finishing school. I got off the elevator and out of no where i felt strange, i didnt...
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By shakyj
Have had tremor intensive Parkinson’s since 2001, 76 yo, live alone. Diagnosed by three different Neuro’s (two of the...
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By toolmantobey Blank
Is there any known correlation between Parkinson's and peripheral neuropathy, fibromyalgia, restless leg syndrome, I ...
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By mike709 Blank
I was told I have Parkinson's by neurologist at the beginning of September. I was put on carbidopa levodopa 3 times ...
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