• Melba W. Benson posted a new activity comment 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    Jean, I enjoyed your article about your DaTscan. The neurologist I have now is my fourth one in the past 2 years. She did a DaTscan and said I have Bradykinesia with Slight Jaw Tremor but that she couldn’t diagnose Parkinson’s yet. Since she is head of the Movement Disorders Clinic at UT Southwestern and was the first to do a DaTscan, I rea…[Read more]

  • Melba W. Benson posted a new activity comment 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    Jean and Ally, Thank you for welcoming me to the forum. I learned about the forum from the Parkinson’s News Today website. After seeing 3 neurologists for 2 years, I finally found a neurologist at UT Southwestern in Dallas who performed a DaTscan and diagnosed me with Bradykinesia with Slight Jaw Tremor. My family has no history of n…[Read more]

    • Hi Melba,
      It certainly sounds like you have PD. Did your neuro say why she cannot diagnose you with PD? Have you gotten a second opinion? Have you had a Datscan? Perhaps you may want to read about my article about my Datscan:…[Read more]

  • Melba W. Benson became a registered member 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    • hi Melba
      Welcome to the forum! I am one of the moderators, diagnosed in 2015 at age 61. Is there anything specific you would like to see discussed on the forum? Please feel free to post a topic in any of our forums:

      Parkinson’s News Forums

      I suffer from Bradykinesia as well, but I also have other PD symptoms (poor fine motor…[Read more]

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