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What is the life expectancy of a Parkinsons Disease sufferer

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What is the life expectancy of a Parkinsons Disease sufferer who was diagnosed 7 years ago

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

How are they doing now?

it all depends on the current status

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Stil l mobile but at times legs become weak & there is a risk of falls - has walking frame etc . Slight tremors but doing fine really. Trying hard to be normal but understands the situation completely. I am his carer & my goal is to help with the quality of life which is so deserved & also to understand how I can achieve this.

I would estimate anywhere from 3-5 years

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
it is but at what stage is he at now?

He is stage 3

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