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I am 27, diagnosed with early onset Parkinson's disease and looking to start a family. Is there any known issues in respect to Parkinson's and pregnancy?
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Dr. Loren Lewis
Occupational Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Adverse effects
There is probably no problems with the pregnancy itself but there are some research findings that the pregnancy itself may adversely affect and aggrave the pd, specifically worsening the motor(muscular) deterioration.
See: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/10634252.

In brief: Adverse effects
There is probably no problems with the pregnancy itself but there are some research findings that the pregnancy itself may adversely affect and aggrave the pd, specifically worsening the motor(muscular) deterioration.
See: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/10634252.
Dr. Loren Lewis
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Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Some
First let me express my sympathy, to be so young and to deal with these issues is a real challenge.
I would recommend the parkinson disease foundation website. No direct correlation between pd and pregnancy, either ability to concieve to carry or delivery. Concern is for medications which are mostly cat c. Animal risks have shown concern. Finally the challenge of parenting are to be consid.

In brief: Some
First let me express my sympathy, to be so young and to deal with these issues is a real challenge.
I would recommend the parkinson disease foundation website. No direct correlation between pd and pregnancy, either ability to concieve to carry or delivery. Concern is for medications which are mostly cat c. Animal risks have shown concern. Finally the challenge of parenting are to be consid.
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Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
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