[Podcast] Urinary Dysfunction and Parkinson’s

Parkinson's podcast logo. urinary dysfunction A white woman on a couch with white pants, a white shirt, and a pink button-down that is unbuttoned. She is clutching her bladder.

Urinary Dysfunction and Parkinson’s episode summary

In this episode, Dr. Arun Mathur, a urologist with specialized knowledge of Parkinson’s, explains the symptoms, causes, and treatments of urinary dysfunction in people with Parkinson’s.

Topics we discuss include:

  • What is urinary dysfunction (UD)?
  • UD can be a precursor to a Parkinson’s diagnosis
  • How does urinary dysfunction affect a person with Parkinson’s quality of life?
  • When should you seek treatment?
  • UD is more prevalent in later-onset Parkinson’s
  • Non-pharmacological and surgical treatments
  • Does DBS increase symptoms of UD?
  • Carbidopa/Levodopa’s effect on UD
  • Pharmacological treatments
  • Catheterization
  • Prostate symptoms versus Parkinson’s symptoms
  • When will non-pharmacological treatments show results?

and more! We hope you enjoy!

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