A 49-year-old male asked:
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what is the effect of delaying starting any type of medications for parkinson's disease in a 49y/o male. +/-?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Treatment: The medications reduce rigidity and tremor but probably don't retard the progression of the pathology. If the patient's quality of life has not been significantly impacted, delaying the institution of medication may not be crucial. A neurologist would be best to advise you, however.
Answered on Apr 6, 2016
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