IN YOUR MOVEMENTS AND MOMENTS
Uncontrolled, involuntary, jerky movements define Parkinson's disease (PD) dyskinesia, but that's only part of the story. When dyskinesia occurs, it's a result of PD progression and treatment with levodopa medications.
WELCOME TO THE COMMUNITY
Welcome to a community thatâs redefining the PD dyskinesia narrative. We are here to support people living with PD dyskinesia (and their care partners) by raising awareness, providing education, and encouraging candid discussion around dyskinesia.
Get started by selecting one of the featured posts below.
THIS IS BRADY
Brady lives with PD dyskinesia and it can be a jerkâwatch him share one of those moments.
THIS IS LAURA
Brady's wife and care partner shares her thoughts about his PD dyskinesia.
HEAR FROM OTHERS
GOING THROUGH IT
It's not uncommon to experience stigma when you have PD dyskinesia, but you are not alone.
THIS IS Dr. Dewey
Dr. Dewey and Brady talk about PD dyskinesia and how it differs from tremors.
"Dyskinesia in a social setting is embarrassing. Sometimes people try to help you and some will try [to] avoid you."
—Person living with PD dyskinesia
Read more quotes and stories from others with dyskinesia on our Community page:Explore More
Travel can be a hassle and Brady knows that all too well. Watch him talk about a recent experience going through airport security with PD dyskinesia.
Time can be hard to manage when you're living with someone who experiences PD dyskinesia. Laura talks about how she handles time management.
MEET DR. DEWEY
PD dyskinesia can sometimes be mistaken for a tremor. Dr. Dewey explains the difference between the two.
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