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MurrayPD2

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  1. Gulf War Veterans with pd.

    I have filed for PD(twice), but was denied, but given only 10% for TBI.. Are you saying that PD after service should be service connected if I had a Positive DATscan?
  2. Boy am I new to this

    I am lucky that my first doc was very optimistic and told me of exercise benefits and programs available. He gave me lots of hope with treatment and exercise plans. Being in my 40s, it was something I was carrying around for years already and I was pretty frustrated. I recommend keeping the meds at the lowest dose you are comfortable with. My first MDS asked me if I was where I wanted to be. I was satisfied where I was, but didn't exactly have everything perfect. SO, she pushed more meds on me, and I took it as prescribed. It was great first, but mental stability worsened and I am now working on tapering off. I get programmed for my DBS Friday. So, I hope that will help me taper off as much as possible. This PD medication is helpful, but can be dangerous if not taken carefully.
  3. Boy am I new to this

    I am lucky that my first doc was very optimistic and told me of exercise benefits and programs available. He gave me lots of hope with treatment and exercise plans. Being in my 40s, it was something I was carrying around for years already and I was pretty frustrated. I recommend keeping the meds at the lowest dose you are comfortable with. My first MDS asked me if I was where I wanted to be. I was satisfied where I was, but didn't exactly have everything perfect. SO, she pushed more meds on me, and I took it as prescribed. It was great first, but mental stability worsened and I am now working on tapering off. I get programmed for my DBS Friday. So, I hope that will help me taper off as much as possible. This PD medication is helpful, but can be dangerous if not taken carefully.
  4. Problems that repeat

    It is difficult to be specific, but It seems I am not "healed" after the agonist. It's as if it changed me.
  5. Problems that repeat

    thank you LAD
  6. CBD Oil--Does This Work?

    I just tried some today that is 0%THC. It is oderless and tasteless (like me). I feel great already at only a half drop. I reduced my C/L by 1/3 just because I feared taking too much in combination. I think I am going to like this
  7. Problems that repeat

    thanks for making fun of my post even though it doesn't make sense. I see no double questions. I am seriously suffering and its a wonder I would ever come back here. Geez!!
  8. Problems that repeat

    I am curious about odd behavior I am experiencing. last year, I had a Hypersexuality and ICD issue with Agonists. I immediately quit it one night and never took again The odd part is about a year later, I find myself doing things and I don't know why. It seems irrational. Has anybody ever heard of this?
  9. Problems that repeat

    I am curious about odd behavior I am experiencing. last year, I had a Hypersexuality and ICD issue with Agonists. I immediately quit it one night and never took again The odd part is about a year later, I find myself doing things and I don't know why. It seems irrational. Has anybody ever heard of this?
  10. Does anyone else have dreams ABOUT your PD?

    Yeah. I do all the time.
  11. Voice weakness

    I never said you don't need sinemet. In fact, my statement agrees with yours. My first sentence is addressing your comment that the DBS needs sinemet to work. The DBS is another tool. The DBS itself does not need sinemet to do its part. However, I don't understand why you can't titrate off meds. What is the "bite" in the end? What is the consequence in the long run for YOPD?
  12. Why can't exercise do the same thing? Where are the clinical studies you promised?
  13. https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02306863 no evidence of this so far
  14. Voice weakness

    For me, I discovered that taking out lactose (completely) and reducing gluten has boosted my mood and lessened the PD symptoms some. I am also trying to include blueberries and grape (anti-oxidant fruits) I just started following this strictly the last two weeks, but I am already noticing. Also, a lot less processed foods, but mostly cooked foods and vegetables. I found out, from donating my DNA to 23andme, that I have a lactose intolerance. So, some of this is making sense. I use coconut milk for anything requiring milk.
  15. INcreased sense of smell?

    PD+? Atypical? That really stinks (pun intended). For a while, I smelled nothing. Once I was taken care of, months later I noticed it came back.
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