Case 1 Parkinson´s Disease

BC 70 yo male comes to the clinic with his wife who refers that his left hand started shaking over two years ago and the right hand started shaking a year ago. His neurologist at the national health insurance prescribed him Akineton Retard 1 Tb twice a day and Grifoparkin 1 Tb twice a day. BC refers that he stops taking them because it bothers his tongue and can`t speak, has difficulty hearing and tears come out from both eyes constantly. At present both upper extremities are shaking, his hands shake worse, doesn´t have the strength to hold things or lift his pants. The shaking wakes him up at night. He refers that his lower extremities are starting to shake and they are heavier evenings and at night. He walks slowly and bent forward with short steps and is difficult to stop or turn. He can´t get up from a chair without help and feels dizzy every day. His wife refers that she can´t understand him when he speaks, his saliva is very thick, he chews constantly as if eating. BC complains of back pain and pain in his right abdomen and he says “my liver hurts”.

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Case 2 Parkinson´s Disease

NC 47 yo female is brought to the clinic by her son Roger and helped by a friend. Her son refers that her right leg started shaking in 1985 (age 33) and passed away for five minutes. She was taken to a Medical Center where several tests were done. The EEG was normal, the head CAT scan detected Parkinson´s disease and she was prescribed Cinemed. The shaking gradually progressed and she stopped working in 1996, at that time she was still taking Cinemed. Ever since, she was switched to Grifoparkin 1 Tb a day that she takes in small pieces every 2 hours to diminish the side effects of tension and stiffness. Her head, tongue, hands, and upper extremities shake constantly. She drops things because her hands are weak. NC refers stiffness of her neck, upper and lower extremities. Her shoulders get tight and sore every day when she is cooking. She lost weight even though she eats well. She walks holding on to somebody because she doesn´t have the strength and stability. She moves her legs as a cogwheel in the sitting position. She lost all her teeth because of fractures and cavities. She is very constipated, has a bowel movement every 2 weeks even though she eats fruits and prunes every day.

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