I am 56, female, and diagnosed with PD by 3 different neurologists in the last 6 months. Sudden onset of a tremor in my right hand, following the tragic death of my brother, was the compelling reason I sought a neurologist. I thought I was basically in perfect health and that stress caused the sudden tremor. However, I can say that pain in my forearms began about ten years ago which I attributed to too much work on the key board. I started Selegiline a few days ago and am hopeful that it will impact my tremor. It has given me a little more energy I believe already. The doctor told me that Azilect, which costs about $500 / month, is not proven to be neuroprotective, or in other words, that it cannot stop or slow the progression of the disease. I understand from my own research that Azilect pharma endeavors to provide further research which will prove it does slow progression. Right now, my primary symptom is tremor in the right hand but have just noticed that my right shoulder is dropping lower than my left shoulder. I have no pain in my shoulder. Has anyone else had this issue with one shoulder dropping?
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