I have lived here for 42 years. My father was career military so I lived in many places as a youth. I attended 7 different schools during 12 years of public schooling. Thanks for asking.
Prescribed by my PD Doctor:
1 Carbidopa/Levodopa, Started on 1 1/2 pills (450mg) spread throughout the day.
Now taking 1600mg spread through the day and night.
2 & 3. Two different pills for PD related bladder problems.
4 Flornef to deal with low blood pressure from all those levodopa and bladder pills.
5 Flobic, a B vitamins comp…[Read more]
North Suburb of Chicago, Illinois on Lake Michigan.
I have been on pills only since last November and I am now afraid not to so I haven’t missed a dose yet. I use an apple phone with an apple watch with alarms to remind me to take the pills for the three times a day I am away from home. I have a slim aluminum pill holder that I attach to my key ring. Holds the 6 round yellow pills with room fo…[Read more]
Thanks Jean. I cannot even begin to imagine what it was like before the miracle drug carbidopa/levodopa.
FYI for you wise old timers who probably have quick questions about my story. One of the my two second opinions did mention that three word phrase, which will not be spoken aloud, that begins with the letter M, as something to consider. But that did not seem obvious to the other two Drs and an MRI did not show that as obvious for…[Read more]
I appreciate you letting me join your forum. I was diagnosed with Parkinsonism a year ago May. That movement disorders doctor said I am certainly stiff and slow but it’s early so come back in a year or so. Second opinion three months later said something about about HY Stage 3! Third opinion said nontremor likely PD, HY Stage 2.5…[Read more]
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