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Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s Treatment Tips for Constipation

Over the years we have noticed that Parkinson’s disease patients commonly present with constipation.  We always recommend as much daily vigorous exercise as is possible, and drinking 6-8 glasses of water a day.  If that doesn’t work, we have over the last ten…

National Parkinson Foundation site gets a reboot

Congratulations to our friends at the NPF! Last month they completely redesigned their website and it seems much easier to find what you are interested in. Please go have a look and let them know what you think!…

UF scientists construct ‘off switch’ for Parkinson therapy

Please read the complete article here. Excerpts follow: Together, the findings suggest that gene therapy to enable the brain to retain its ability to produce dopamine, a neurotransmitter that falls in critically short supply in Parkinson’s patients, could be safely attempted during earlier stages of the disease with…