Several times a year, a research physician presents on Parkinson’s disease at a lecture meeting. Some ask excellent questions during the Q&A portion of the lecture, while others embarrass the presenting physician. In this issue, I will address three questions that should not be asked at a lecture on Parkinson’s disease. They are as follows […]
I developed juvenile Parkinson’s disease in 2006. After 10 years of Parkinson’s disease, I started taking more and more medications from the hospital. My medications are the following three types. Name of the drug in Japan The amount used per day Active ingredient Neupro®︎ patches 13.5mg 2 pasted per day Rotigotine(JAN) Stalevo®︎ Combination Tablets 50mg […]
This article is a basic guideline for me as I live with Parkinson’s disease. The basic idea isis: “I want to be able to stand up and walk around in the future. What should I do to achieve that? If the goal is clear, the means to achieve it become concrete, and anxiety is reduced. […]
When a person with Parkinson’s disease falls outside, people around him or she should be aware of the fall.
If I fall in front of a crowd, I am unable to get up quickly due to my Parkinson’s symptoms and it takes me a long time to get up. At such times, many people come to help, such as those who say, “What’s wrong?” or someone suddenly tries to wake them up, there are […]