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Unresponsiveness Problem Stages Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson's Disease: Memory problems is seen commonly seen in patients with parkinson's disease. Other medical conditions need to be excluded as well. Hydrocephalus (water accumulation inside the brain ventricles) in particular comes to mind when dealing with the two problems, particularly if there is no resting tremor. Conditions like thyroid disorder, vitamin B12 deficiency and depression need to be excluded. ...Read more
Is there any problem of difficulty in ingestingg fluids more than solids during Parkinson's disease?
Swallowing issues: Some people with parkinson's develop swallowing problems (dysphagia), usually worse with liquids than solids. Can be tested with video esophagram, treated with swallowing rehab, diet changes, thickeners, change in consistency, etc.. Might improve with better control of the parkinson's disease. ...Read more
Can any antipsychotics cause Parkinson's disease or related problems? I am on invega and was on zyprexa. Tried nearly all antipsychotics too.
Parkinsonism causes: 28 F asks Can any antipsychotics cause Parkinson's disease or related problems? I am on invega and was on zyprexa. Tried nearly all antipsychotics too. ANS: yes. Some do and some don't. Go to drugs.com and look up meds you are one and symptoms. Take to your Dr. and discuss. ...Read more
I am curious about the associations between IBS & other GI problems and Parkinson's disease. What do the pd experts out there think of research on that subject?
Parkinson's disease: That is a fascinating subject. The autonomic nervous system (ANS) is in charge of gastrointestinal motility. Parkinson's disease (pd) is know to affect the ans. Constipation is a very significant problem in pd. Conversely, men with constipation are at a higher risk of developing pd. There is data that suggests that ANS disorders can precede pd by many years, perhaps representing a pre-morbid state. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not yet: Neurotransplantation as a treatment for parkinson disease reached the stage of human trials over 15 years ago, but the field, which is still in its infancy, has encountered a number of roadblocks since then, both political and scientific. With hope that stem cells may be used as a new source of dopaminergic neurons to replace the degenerating nerve cells in parkinson disease looming. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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