Parkinson's diagnosis - real life stories
Watch and read real life stories about being diagnosed with
Parkinson's and what the future
You'll also find information for people who have recently been
diagnosed on our newly diagnosed page
and you can read more in our Parkinson's
signs and symptoms section.
Watch Dave describe how
he was diagnosed with Parkinson's and his hopes for the future.
Watch Becky and her mother Silvia Duggan talk about the family's
reaction to Becky's diagnosis at the age of 29 and how they support
Alun tells us how being diagnosed with Parkinson's changed his
life and how meeting other people with Parkinson's has helped him
through difficult times.
Karen was 34 when the symptoms of Parkinson's first appeared but
she was only diagnosed 5 years later. She tells us about the
support she's received from other people with Parkinson's.
Dennis talks about the shock he and his family experienced when
he was diagnosed, and how the support he has received and his
positive outlook have helped him come to terms with his
Tina remembers the precise moment she was diagnosed and and
the impact it had on her. She tells us how she found help and
support to get her through difficult times.
Share your experiences of living with Parkinson's
discussion forum is for people with Parkinson's, their carers,
family and friends to chat and share experiences.
Everyone affected by Parkinson's is welcome to join.