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Is natural dopamine better than Sinemet?

Thursday July 18, 2013

Mucuna pruriens or cowhage seeds are a natural source of Levodopa and its use to treat Parkinson’s symptoms can be traced over 4500 years ago when it was first used by Indian physicians practicing traditional Ayurvedic medicine.

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Does glutathione help Parkinson’s disease

Thursday June 06, 2013

Glutathione (GTH) is a molecule and potent antioxidant found inglutathione our cells. Glutathione is produced by our bodies and levels decrease with aging, many diseases and Parkinson’s disease.

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What do I need to know about vitamins?

Thursday May 30, 2013

The vitamin and supplement industry is a multibillion dollar business. If you search the internet, browse your pharmacy aisle or read a magazine you will discover many claims about a supplement treating a multitude of symptoms, cure disease, or increase vitality.

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Absorption of Sinemet requires optimal GI health. Is anyone working on a sublingual delivery of the medication?

Tuesday January 29, 2013

Carbidopa/Ldopa is one of the most commonly used medicines for Parkinson’s disease.

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Top 10 Foods for Parkinson’s (and counting!)

Monday September 17, 2012

The following are a list of top 10 foods for PD and the reason(s) why:

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Should I take Coenzyme Q10 for my Parkinson’s?

Sunday July 29, 2012

Coenzyme Q (CoQ10) is and over the counter dietary supplement. Our body’s cells produce Coenzyme Q 10 but this decreases with age and some diseases like Parkinson’s.

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Coffee reduces risk of Parkinson’s. What about other foods?

Sunday June 24, 2012

A recent report at the 2012 American Academy Meeting suggested that greater than 3 large cups of coffee could protect against development of brain Lewy body disease.

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Coconut Oil

Wednesday February 01, 2012

I am wondering about coconut oil. A friend has been encouraging me to take it. Since I haven’t heard any headlline news about it I wonder if it would really help my Parkinsons.

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