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    wmalice posted:
    I am 56 years old with PD and having side effects with the medication. Will be trying another medication. If this does not work than it will be surgery.
    My concern is my husband of 3 years, he just does not seem to get what the out come of Parkinson's is. He thinks setting on a beach in Mexico is the answer I am very concerned that he will not beable to handle what the future may hold..
    Mark A Stacy, MD responded:
    Dear wmalice
    Thank you for your note. I think you should ask your Neurologist to help you with this issue. You surgery will go much better if your family knows what to expect. The doctor can help start this discussion.

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