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Fast progressing Parkinsons


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#1 msangela33

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 03:09 PM

My mother has recently been diagnosed with Parkinson's,however, I'm very concerned at the rapid rate of decline she's experiencing. From what I've read this isn't typical and makes me think that perhaps this could be symptomatic of some other illness. She has serious trouble getting up from chairs or resting, cannot cut food or feed herself without difficulty, is falling frequently and seems to be very forgetful. Is this common in most Parkinson's patients?

#2 Dr. Okun

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 05:23 PM

It could just be PD, but the key may be getting the medication and therapy regimen correct. I would seek a second opinion if you can.
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