Monday, May 10, 2010

Q & A

10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Parkinson’s
1. Can you determine the reason I developed Parkinson's disease?
2. What are my treatment options?
3. What are the pros and cons of each treatment?
4. What short-term and long-term side effects can I anticipate from the treatment? Is there anything I can do to minimize them?
5. Can you recommend any support groups for my family and me?
6. Are there any nondrug options that might help? What lifestyle modifications can I make to help me feel better?
7. Are there any foods, supplements, or over-the-counter medications I should avoid?
8. Where can I find more information about the illness?
9. Can you recommend any relaxation and stress-relief techniques?
10. Are there any clinical trials I can participate in?
WebMD Medical Reference

1 comment:

Rudy said...

Hi Mr. Teo
Good Day, I'm from Indonesia,my mom (66 years old) has parkinson desease. the illness is getting worse from time to time. only a medicine named "Madopar" can help her a little bit because after the effect of medicine is gone, her muscle in her whole body feels freeze/pain, her throat stranggled and choke.
do you have any suggestion doctor can I visit them? cause in few days i will go to singapore.