Patient Comments: Parkinson's Disease - Treatments

What do you do to treat and manage your Parkinson's disease?

Comment from: shakerattleandroll, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: September 30

Exercise with emphasis on stretching and exaggerated movements seems to help my Parkinson's. Medications include carbidopa/levidopa, and amantadine.

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Comment from: allenfor5, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: July 12

I have had Parkinson's Disease now for 7 years and I am 50 years old now. I have been on most every drug known to man for it. The only drugs that seem to help is carbidopa or stalevo, but it's too costly. After a recent trip to Atlanta, I am now on 3 drugs carbidopa, amantadine,and mirape .This is a new dosage so not sure how good it is yet.

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