A Physician's Opinion - on the Queen's Odd Symptoms.


#1

This physician makes the case well. No one can diagnose at long distance; but the pattern of displayed symptoms follow those seen in Parkinson’s patients.


#2

Parkinson’s often starts with a tremor in one hand. Other symptoms are slow movement, stiffness, and loss of balance.

People may experience:
Tremor: can occur at rest, in the hands, limbs, or can be postural
Muscular: stiff muscles, difficulty standing, difficulty walking, difficulty with bodily movements, involuntary movements, muscle rigidity, problems with coordination, rhythmic muscle contractions, slow bodily movement, or slow shuffling gait
Sleep: daytime sleepiness, early awakening, nightmares, or restless sleep
Whole body: fatigue, dizziness, poor balance, or restlessness
Cognitive: amnesia, confusion in the evening hours, dementia, or difficulty thinking and understanding
Speech: impaired voice, soft speech, or voice box spasms
Mood: anxiety or apathy
Nasal: distorted sense of smell or loss of smell
Urinary: dribbling of urine or leaking of urine
Facial: jaw stiffness or reduced facial expression
Also common: blank stare, constipation, depression, difficulty swallowing, drooling, falling, fear of falling, loss in contrast sensitivity, neck tightness, small handwriting, trembling, unintentional writhing, or weight loss

Symptoms
By Mayo Clinic Staff
Parkinson’s disease symptoms and signs may vary from person to person. Early signs may be mild and may go unnoticed. Symptoms often begin on one side of your body and usually remain worse on that side, even after symptoms begin to affect both sides.

Parkinson’s signs and symptoms may include:

Tremor. A tremor, or shaking, usually begins in a limb, often your hand or fingers. You may notice a back-and-forth rubbing of your thumb and forefinger, known as a pill-rolling tremor. One characteristic of Parkinson’s disease is a tremor of your hand when it is relaxed (at rest).
Slowed movement (bradykinesia). Over time, Parkinson’s disease may reduce your ability to move and slow your movement, making simple tasks difficult and time-consuming. Your steps may become shorter when you walk, or you may find it difficult to get out of a chair. Also, you may drag your feet as you try to walk, making it difficult to move.
Rigid muscles. Muscle stiffness may occur in any part of your body. The stiff muscles can limit your range of motion and cause you pain.
Impaired posture and balance. Your posture may become stooped, or you may have balance problems as a result of Parkinson’s disease.
Loss of automatic movements. In Parkinson’s disease, you may have a decreased ability to perform unconscious movements, including blinking, smiling or swinging your arms when you walk.
Speech changes. You may have speech problems as a result of Parkinson’s disease. You may speak softly, quickly, slur or hesitate before talking. Your speech may be more of a monotone rather than with the usual inflections.
Writing changes. It may become hard to write, and your writing may appear small.

Levodopa‐induced dyskinesia in Parkinson’s disease: clinical features, pathogenesis, prevention and treatment
Bhomraj Thanvi, Nelson Lo, and Tom Robinson
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Levodopa is the most effective drug for treating Parkinson’s disease. However, long‐term use of levodopa is often complicated by significantly disabling fluctuations and dyskinesias negating its beneficial effects. Younger age of Parkinson’s disease onset, disease severity, and high levodopa dose increase the risk of development of levodopa‐induced dyskinesias (LID). The underlying mechanisms for LID are unclear though recent studies indicate the importance of pulsatile stimulation of striatal postsynaptic receptors in their pathogenesis. The non‐human primates with MPTP‐induced parkinsonism serve as a useful model to study dyskinesia. Once established, LID are difficult to treat and therefore efforts should be made to prevent them. The therapeutic and preventative strategies for LID include using a lower dosage of levodopa, employing dopamine agonists as initial therapy in Parkinson’s disease, amantadine, atypical neuroleptics, and neurosurgery. LID can adversely affect the quality of life and increase the cost of healthcare.

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#3

Maybe she’ll vapor lock soon then.


#4

Trump could have fun with this.

Have about four operatives with bright LED spotlights, small ones, clipped to their lapels. On signal, they could start rapidly flashing at random…and watch her go into a lockup and her head start bobbing, and her big black drug dude come rushing out with a shot, saying “Keep talking”…and have her repeat it vacantly, like Yoyo the police robot in that old sitcom, where the circuits would jam.

That would be the end of her campaign unless they had a time-delay on the network feed - and suddenly had national TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES And even then there’d be someone putting the feed onto the Internet.

I hope someone does try that.


#5

Strobe Laser: light pulses, which quickly change both in color and duration, also cause psychophysical effects. These effects, range from disorientation to vertigo to nausea.

ROTFLMAO, Old Hitlery up there behind the podium, head jerkin, eye balls standing out on stems, puking, mouth open like an Egyptian dummy err mummy her DePends starting to leak, babbling like she is talkin in tongues.

Live and in color


#6

Just the balloons sent her cross-eyed and head-bobbing. Imagine what four or five well-placed strobes would do.