Christine Pratt replied to the topic Tolcapone (Tamar)/Unpredictable OFF periods in the forum Parkinson's Disease Medications 3 months, 3 weeks ago
To minimize Dyskinesia I use Amandatine. It works well for me.
Christine Pratt replied to the topic worsening freezing Gate issue. in the forum Parkinson's Disease Symptoms 1 year ago
I do the same thing!! And I also found that putting something the floor helps me raise my feet to step over and if I do this for a few steps it helps me get back to a normal gait.
Christine Pratt replied to the topic How do you manage freezing episodes? in the forum Living With Parkinson's Disease 1 year, 2 months ago
I find that if I can change position and move my upper torso I can get out of the freeze. Sometimes I throw something on the ground so I have something to step over. I have used a wadded-up paper towel or a shoe. A funny story – once I froze in a store after buying a package of M&Ms. I threw the M&Ms to the floor to step over but befor…[Read more]
Christine Pratt replied to the topic Do you have theories about why you have Parkinsons? in the forum Diagnosis Information and General Questions 1 year, 2 months ago
Before I was diagnosed with PD a friend pulled me aside and told me he thought my job was “killing” me. I had sharp pain in my left shoulder for almost two years and this caused my left arm to not swing when I walked. I believe the “frozen shoulder” was the result of extensive high stress in both my personal life and with my job. Being a Type A…[Read more]
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