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In conversation: Neurologist Dr Ahmad Tauqeer explains how deep brain stimulation (DBS) is used to treat Parkinson's disease.
 

In conversation: Neurologist Dr Ahmad Tauqeer explains how deep brain stimulation (DBS) is used to treat Parkinson's disease.

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Specialist in Neurology, Managing Partner & Consultant of Raffles Neuroscience Centre, Raffles Hospital, Dr Ahmad Tauqeer, shares that deep brain stimulation (DBS) is an effective therapy option to treat a variety of disabling neurological symptoms — most commonly the debilitating symptoms of Parkinson's disease.
 
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27 Dec 2017 - General
 
Around age 60 I noticed that my handwriting was getting smaller and I was writing faster. I also noticed a small tremor in my right hand. The doctor went over my different symptoms and he suspected I'd either had a small stroke or the beginnings of Parkinson 's disease. After finding a neurologist and some testing I was diagnosed with the beginning stages of Parkinson’s disease. That was 4 years ago. I take Sinimet four times a day to control my symptoms, which include falling, imbalance...
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I am a 66-years-old man. My Parkinson's disease appeared at the age of 37. My symptoms, at the beginning, were fine tremors and rigidity with joint stiffness. I was taking entacapone with levodopa, carbidopa, and pramipexole. My Parkinson's disease is mostly under control but not cured,After using Parkinson's disease herbal formula my daughter purchased online from Good Health Herbs Home,my parkinson's diseases disappeared,Am living Parkinson's disease free fo...
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