Hi. I was diagnosed with PD a year ago, although now I realise the signs had been there for a couple of years. I'm a 57 year old woman and reasonably well. I'm not on any prescribed medication yet for the PD and would like to defer it as long as I can. I am experimenting with Mucuna Puriens and use the gym most days. My right side is not affected yet but my left side is quite weak, especially my arm and hand. My left hand is getting more and more useless and there is little movement in my fingers. I can grip a steering wheel and feel my driving is still safe but am worried for the future - driving is pretty important to me, especially for work. Does anyone have any experience of this and in particular are there any exercises? It's difficult to wiggle my fingers even a little now although I can curl them down into my palm.
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