Parkinson's disease affects many aspects of the patient's life. However, with a thorough distribution of daily stresses, it is possible to minimize the negative emotions and inconveniences that accompany this serious illness.
To cope with the difficulties, the patient will have to make some changes in his life.
- You need to plan a regular break in advance to rest, give yourself the opportunity to relax during the day. If the patient spends the day at her feet, you should regularly give them rest by raising them.
- Evaluate what daily activities can be sacrificed in favor of the opportunity to serve themselves and their own homes. If even the simplest routines are too tiring, you should discuss this with your doctor: you may need a correction of the treatment being performed.
To optimize load as quickly as possible
- To simplify daily tasks, to set real goals.
- Distribute things evenly throughout the day. Do not put too many tasks in one day. The most energy-efficient is better to postpone until periods of good health.
- If necessary, rest before and after loading, as well as during work.
- Do not plan any classes right after eating - 20-30 minutes after lunch should be devoted to rest.
- Pay attention to the quality of sleep, to fill in the day, if necessary.
- Avoid excessive physical activity, lifting heavy objects weighing more than 3.5 kg.
How to handle clothes
- Dressing in an armchair or chair with armrests - this will keep you in balance.
- When wearing trousers, carry the body weight from one hips to another. It is convenient to do sitting or lying in bed.
- Wear clothing in size, preferably from knitted materials, plucked and fastened in front.
- Pay attention to the size of the fittings: all fasteners should be large.
- Wear soft shoes on Velcro - it's comfortable to dress and fasten.