It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Parkinson's Disease Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-19-2009, 03:20 PM   #1
Newbie
(male)
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Atlanta, georgia USA
Posts: 1
Balajee2009 HB User
Question Losing weight & fat all over

Hi,
I am new to the forum. I live in Georiga,USA. I ve been diagonised Parkinson during 1997, and under medication since 97'.I was consuming Syndopa 110 with Pacitane for nearly 7 years and working for my earnings at a senior level.I d migrated to USA DURING 2003 and suddenly the disease started its dark side. I was advised to go for higher dosage. Currenly im under syndopa CR 250 mg with pacitane, which dosage increased from 3 to 6 times as of date. the strong dosage has sucked the fat allover which was visible in my cheeks. This has hit me financially and physically. Would appreciate advice from members.
Thanks

Balajee

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 10-28-2009, 08:20 PM   #2
Junior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 48
kathyIS54 HB User
Re: Losing weight&fat allover

Sadly this happens, it is common, my hubby who was 145 pounds for 45 years, is now in the last 3 years down to 129 ....If I soak him down good.
Weight bearing exercise is the best defence to keep your muscle mass.

Good Luck Kathy

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 01-09-2010, 06:38 AM   #3
Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: charleston sc usa
Posts: 50
clsc HB User
Re: Losing weight&fat allover

My husband has also lost 20 pounds in about the last 18 - 24 months, however it's not from the medicine unless the recent Zoloft has spoiled his appetite a little. I have to practically nag him to eat and think of all kinds of sneaky or tempting tricks to keep him eating. I think this weight loss is real common for PD patients from what we've heard. Good luck with it. Maybe some nutritional drinks in between meals... Do you take vitamins? I've heard Vitamins sometimes make people hungry.

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Fits & starts in losing weight losebelly59 Weight Loss 2 07-18-2009 11:46 AM
Hypo & losing weight gldlks Thyroid Disorders 1 07-14-2009 11:53 AM
bbugk & all others posting & answering me on grief after losing loved ones Donnetta Grief & Loss 1 07-15-2008 09:27 PM
Morning Sickness & Losing Weight... ChristineLynnS Pregnancy 2 12-05-2006 05:09 AM
losing weight & working out not very pleasant!! MichelleBabay Teen Health 6 06-02-2006 02:31 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:00 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!