I have just been diagnosed, after having a Datscan to confirm Parkinsons.
My consultant thinks I have probably had it for 5-7 years.
I had previously thought that my increasing difficulty in walking etc was down to advanced arthritis, having already had two knee replacements and then breaking my hip earlier this year. This was treated conservatively as it was three weeks before we realised it was broken.
I wanted a proper diagnosis as I like to know exactly what is going on. I have now started anti-nausea medication before taking the proper stuff after another 3 days.
I am feeling quite positive about the situatiion, having confdence in my consultant. At the age of 82 I mean to make the most of what is left. So, here goes!