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Old 05-03-2011, 02:09 PM   #1
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Check this out-
http://www.medicalinsider.com/adrenal.html
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Currently (2011) taking 200/50 Sinemet CR 8 times a day + 10/100 Sinemet 3 times a day. Functional 90% of waking day but fragile. Failure at exercise but still trying. Constantly experimenting. Beta blocker and ACE inhibitor at present. Currently (01/2013) taking ldopa/carbadopa 200/50 CR six times a day + 10/100 form 3 times daily. Functional 90% of day. Update 04/2013: L/C 200/50 8x; Beta Blocker; ACE Inhib; Ginger; Turmeric; Creatine; Magnesium; Potassium. Doing well.
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serious toxin exposure, two pregnancies, early onset menopause, hypothyroid, hormones shutting down, feeling increasingly stressed and not right. then pd symptoms. i will repeat this with every opportunity. if you have muscle weakness that causes you to feel like you aren't strong enough to stand, if you have dystonia or off dyskinesia, I suggest you ask your neuro if you could benefit from nortriptyline. I have permission to play with the dosage and i'm getting less dystonia.i can get rid of that awful weakness and go from being unable to stand to water aerobics.

like a broken record i repeat:

it also boosts norepinephrine. it's also considered to be an anti depressant but i take it to specifically lower acetylcholine and bring whatever balance it can to my system.The more acetylcholine, the weaker I feel. in the morning, dystonia is most of the time pretty bad. But with the increased dosage, i think it's getting more manageable.

good site for what's going on. thanks rick.
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