• Drug Induced Parkinsonism

    I was diagnosed with drug induced parkinsonism in March 2012 and told the cause was risperdone, zyprexa and/or abilify. I am not bipolar I have only moderate depression and am currently only taking 10mg of Prozac and Ibuprophen. The Neurologist I am seeing has tried LevoDopa and Mirapex, both gave me new symptoms. I’ve also been doing physical therapy since February and although my symptoms have improved tremendously I still have gait issues, coordination problems, my left leg shakes often, still have some stiffness in my neck and my legs feel very weak.My quesstions are how long does it take to get over the parkinsonism symptoms? Is it common to have roving pain? Is there anything I can due to help myself?

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  • frosen gait

    In the past year I started to have a problem in walking. I was unable to move my right foot. When I started to, move I was able to walk. My Neurolgist gave me a dirivative of Levodopa but it has not relived the condition. I am able to walk backwards, What can I do to releave the condition.Thank You Jerry Silverman

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  • symptoms

    My problems started about a year and a half ago. I’ve had tremors for seveal years but I had a heart valve replacement 13 months ago and since then I’ve had many problems. Hellucinatons began immediately and have not gone away. I also have increased jerks while sleepy or simply resting. I’ve done some research and believe I have hypnagogic jerks and hypnopomic hallucinations.In addition I have leg cramps and sleeping problems with realistic dreams. I’ve fallen out of my bed while chasing the bad guy in my dreams, Low and behold I caught him while banging my head and braking a finger while falling out of my bed. i. Other times the dreams find me waking my wife. I also realize that I lost my golf game and my sense of smell about four years ago. I’ve gone to many doctors including:my family doctor, Cardiologist, Eye Doctor , surgeon, Neurologist and Psychiatrist. The hallucinations come while just awakening in the mornin They include bug swarming and visual things like the stiching on clothing showing to be red. This occurs when the lighting is dim. But, they all go away when I turn on a light.None of this scares me but I want to know if all could be caused by PD.

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  • Parkinson

    What do you know about Stem Cell Of America, located in California at Malibu for treatmentof Parkinson Diease.Robert MaynardRobertMaynard12@aol.com

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  • Sleep Disorders and Parkinson’s

    Sir/Madem,My Mother is suffering from parkinson Desiese, since last three years, She daily take CBLIN, SYNDOPA CR, Parnit, Scriptin Tablet as per Doctors pricption, Now since last one week she is not sleeping, now since two days she is not sleeping in night also kindly answer the question

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  • polio and parkinson

    Has anyone looked at the relationship between Bolbar Polio and PD? My husband had Bolbar Polio as a child and was in a iron lung. He was left with a slight swallowing problem which he compensated for. He died because the swallowing became worce with PD resulting in a feeding tube. At the end enen that regurgitated. He was in a clinical trail study at the Tampa movement disorder group.. 2005..and died in 2006… so his records may still be there.. His name was Gerald David Tucker.. thanks for your attention.. joan tucker

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