A 45-year-old male asked:

I have internal tremor & at rest in r hand & l thumb,n r arm swing,forward strike r foot,general stiffness,acting out dreams& hallucinations when i awake.also pain in hips and shoulders,fatigue& stumbling words. does this sound like parkinson's?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 47 years experience
Appropriate: Your perceptive description indeed is highly consistent with Parkinson's disease, and added to this is a REM sleep disorder. Would find a neurologist and start therapy. Presentation at your age is a little on young side, and may modify some of the pharmacological interventions.
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