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Has parkinsons, speak slowly, suddenly fall dawn, feels trouble in sitting, cannot balance body while sitting, standing. What can i do?

my wife has parkinsons she did not cook & daily routine &speaks very slowly &suddenly fall dawn .her body is stiffy.she feels trouble in sitting &cannot balance body while sitting &standing. no cramp in body. Medicines : modalert.100(1 tab), rasalect 1mg(1 tab). syndopa+(1/2 tab+1/2 tab+1 tab at night). kindly give advice.
Asked On : Sun, 3 Mar 2013
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

Parkinson's disease (PD) is a degenerative disease of brain, which is characterised by slowness of all movements, stiffness of limbs, tremors of hands & feet, and imbalance.

It continues to progress in severity, as there is no medicine to cure this disease.

However, there are several good medicines available to make a patient with PD better.

You should consult a good neurologist to get her evaluated and adjust her medications.

In some cases, deep brain stimulation surgery may be beneficial.

Best wishes,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Answered: Mon, 4 Mar 2013
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