summary of a visit to my neurologist
Since I havent seen my neurologist in about TWO YEARS, I had a bunch of questions for him. here they are and here are his answers: Any value ...
RLS nightmare disease
I’m a 48 year old male, recent diagnosis of RLS ( year ago ). I have tried a range of dopamine agonists- didn’t work....
Oxycodone Dopamine Agonist?
So I have just come off of ropinirole for restless leg due to augmentation and I’m now taking oxycodone 5 mg before bedtime. This is really b...
Channel 5 Programme
I’m getting frustrated as they are refusing to tell us what meds these people are taking. I’ll bet Seema is on dopamine agonists and is suffe...
Natural MAO Inhibitors
MAO stands for monoamine oxidase. It's an enzyme that breaks down certain neurotransmitters in the brain like dopamine, serotonin, and dimeth...
APDA Citation: What is wrong with these 2 sentences? Anyone?
Replacing the brain’s dopamine is therefore one of the key treatment strategies to help improve the motor symptoms of PD....
Some personal updates, some questions, opinions welcome
Current regimen consists of sinemet 25/100 2x/day, B1 1000mg, mannitol 1 tbs, iodine 1 drop, lithium 10mg. My background is im a 50year old m...
The Wonders of the Mucuna Bean
To quote Dr. Maldonado, from Chapter 6 of his book, Mucuna and Parkinson’s Disease: Treatment with Natural Levodopa - “ To date, 50 substance...
Thumbs up for Nilotinib - Phase II Trials
The entire research team, left Friday for Nice, France for the annual International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders co...
It's fall, time again for Howard. We have dopamine in our brains however the key to unlock its use has been lost.
Sources of dopamine
My original neuro said there was a choice between natural and synthetic dopamine. The former would give more immediate results where the latt...
My RLS happens only when I fall asleep, any ideas?
My legs jump and jolt ONLY when I doze off, at night. The actually falling asleep triggers it....
Encouraging Press Release Regarding Nilotinib
Treatment with a single dose of the leukemia therapy Tasigna ( nilotinib ) improves the brain’s ability to use dopamine in people with Parkin...
Choline can exacerbate your dystonia - Be aware
My personal experience: Have you noticed that some foods such as Eggs, liver, peanuts, meat, poultry, fish, dairy foods, pasta, rice, and egg...
Can you reduce risk of acquiring PD?
My Dad has PD and my mother has Alzheimers. Her mother also has Alzheimers....
Pregabalin and Augmentation
I am aware of the 2014 study on the efficacy of pregabalin compared to Pramipexole and I remember that one of the findings was that only 2% o...
How I reduced my Parkinson’s meds by 50% and beat my addiction to dopamine
I’m lucky that I am able to carry on un-medicated better than most ( and I have no doubt the DBS running in my right brain and keeping my lef...
Why should not we increase L-Dopa bioavailability in the Brain
After watching this video you will find out why you shouldn’t manipulate the L Dopa bioavailability in the brain. youtu.be/_eq28PCvfs...
80 days cold bath?
Has anyone tried or heard of the 80 days of cold baths to stimulate the Hypothalamus to produce dopamine?...
Any help with taking Pramipexole and side effects
Hi all am new to this website so just trying to find help for my husband who has had Parkinson’s since he was 60 but only diagnosed 4 years a...
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