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By mytngenes On 2012.11.01 10:36
Have any of you heard of using electric shock therapy (ECT) to treat symptoms of Parkinson's? My husband's psychiatrist is suggesting we try this. Hubby is currently in-patient (2nd day) at Vandy Psych hospital, under observation and treatment of neuropsychiatrist and Movement Disorder Specialist~trying to tweak meds for both. Hubby has major "wearing-off" spells (PD) along with depression, impulsivity and hyperactivity causing him to have very poor decision making skills, plus he apt to wander.

I appreciate any insight on the use of ECT.

By lurkingforacure On 2012.11.01 19:33
Funny you should mention's a thread on another forum about this very thing with current research...sounds quite promising. Let us know how it works out for you, hope it helps!

By parkinit On 2012.11.02 21:10
Lurking -
Were you going to post a thread? I'd be interested in reading.


By mytngenes On 2012.11.02 22:23
Lurking, where can I find the thread for this discussion? Thanks!

By lurkingforacure On 2012.11.03 09:14
Good grief, I didn't even proof my post to be sure the paste worked, so sorry! Here it is:

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