Kathy Bloomberg-Rissman replied to the topic Do you like to box? in the forum Parkinson's Disease and exercise 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Absolutely love it! I try to go at least twice a week. I can feel awful before and always feel good afterwards. And, as others have said, they other boxers are so welcoming and happy to help.
Kathy Bloomberg-Rissman replied to the topic How do you deal with constipation? in the forum Parkinson's Disease Symptoms 1 month, 3 weeks ago
I’m so glad some of you have found things that work. I had constipation for 50 years. I’ve found somethings that have worked for a short time and then stopped. Common laxatives like senacot, Miralax , Metamucil work for a week or so and give me awful cramping and pain. New doctor has tried Linzess and IBSrela which only caused pain no benefit…[Read more]
Kathy Bloomberg-Rissman replied to the topic What are all of your symptoms that are PD related. Please list them. in the forum Parkinson's Disease Symptoms 7 months ago
Like Marlene, I have fibromyalgia so I’m not sure which amuses what. But here we go
constipation (IBS-C). Started 50 years before diagnosis
Insane amount of fatigue and sleep problems
full body tremors
sweating I can be sitting still doing nothing and be completely covered in sweat in minutes.
dry ey…[Read more]
Kathy Bloomberg-Rissman replied to the topic How do you dress for medical appointments? in the forum Living With Parkinson's Disease 8 months, 3 weeks ago
It never occurred to me that I should dress differently for appointments. I wear the same stretchy pants or shorts, a t shirt and sandals. I also fly in them and lie about the house in them. I’ve become one of those “old” ladies in my pull on pants. However they’re the only thing that doesn’t hurt my abdomen when the constipation gets really painful.
Kathy Bloomberg-Rissman replied to the topic Body odor in the forum Living With Parkinson's Disease 8 months, 4 weeks ago
Definitely, I sweat so much and now taking Sinemet my stench smells different .
Kathy Bloomberg-Rissman became a registered member 10 months, 2 weeks ago