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Is leg pain a symptom of Parkinson's?

Wednesday September 25, 2013

Leg pain can be significant and have many causes; some related to Parkinson’s disease, some that increase in frequency with age and others that are more common in both conditions.

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What causes hallucinations?

Sunday April 21, 2013

Hallucinations are a side effect associated with dopaminergic medicines used to treat Parkinson’s disease motor symptoms.

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Can ultrasound treat Parkinson’s tremor?

Sunday January 13, 2013

Researchers at the University of Virginia are conducting a research study to investigate a new way of controlling tremor.

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How can I prevent dizziness?

Tuesday September 04, 2012

Dizziness can have multiple causes in Parkinson's. Most common, is low blood pressure, specifically a drop in blood pressure with standing a condition caused orthostatic hypotension.

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How do I treat my cough at night?

Tuesday July 24, 2012

I am interested in any suggestions that would help in regards to controlling a cough while sleeping at night. I have tried 1 & 2 pillows, drinking water, having a mint to keep my mouth moist and nothing works

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Facts about depression

Saturday June 16, 2012

Depression is a symptom of Parkinson’s disease. Find out more:

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Help for constipation

Tuesday June 12, 2012

More than half of individuals with Parkinson’s have trouble with constipation. Constipation may even begin before the movement symptoms are noticeable, a pre-motor symptom.

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Sex, Intimacy and Parkinson’s

Tuesday May 29, 2012

Many people with Parkinson’s experience changes in libido and sexual function, sometimes even before the first movement symptoms.

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Manage nausea from medicines

Friday March 16, 2012

I get nausea in the morning. Could this be caused by my medicines? All dopaminergic medicines can cause nausea. Nausea is worse when you first start a medicine and can increase as you increase dose.

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Restless Leg Syndrome

Wednesday February 01, 2012

I have been told I have restless leg syndrome (RLS). What is it and what causes it?

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