John Sanchelli replied to the topic Have you had to adjust your Levodopa dosage? in the forum Parkinson's Disease Medications 1 month, 1 week ago
The falls were less initially. However, they have returned after about a month or two of relief.
John Sanchelli replied to the topic Have you had to adjust your Levodopa dosage? in the forum Parkinson's Disease Medications 7 months ago
I have had DBS surgery for 6 years and I am thinking about adjusting my levodopa usage to a single dose at night of half of a 100 mg pill for total of 50 mg once at night.
Has anyone drastically reduced their dopamine after DBS? It has helped me with falling a lot less,
John Sanchelli replied to the topic What's your weirdest symptom? in the forum Parkinson's Disease Symptoms 7 months, 4 weeks ago
My symptom is an urge to run all of a sudden and run between rooms in the house falling down after hitting the wall or doors and door jams. If I am outside and I get the urge to run, I run until I fall. I have been to the emergency room and critical care place 4 times this year for stitches from falls.
- Has anyone one else had this urge to r…
John Sanchelli replied to the topic What are your thoughts about Deep Brain Stimulation? in the forum Parkinson's Disease alternative treatments 8 months, 3 weeks ago
I was very scared initially about having DBS surgery performed; however, I spoke to everyone I knew (and many I did not know) about having the surgery to allay my fear of going through it. The thing that I feared the most was having screws placed in my skull to help guide them to the right place to insert the electrode. As I talked about it m…[Read more]
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