Search Results Tagged With Treatment options

Protein’s effect on medicine


I heard that protein interferes with my medicine. Should I be restricting protein?
February 01, 2012

Common Medicines Common Side Effects


Medication can help you move and treat a number of symptoms such as mood, cognition and bladder control. When taking any medicine, it is important to understand both what medicines can do for you and…
March 30, 2014

How can service dogs help Parkinson's?


Service dogs are specialty trained to help and protect people with vision, hearing, physical and emotional challenges.
July 28, 2013

Is marijuana helpful for Parkinson’s?


Marijuana is used for medical purposed including beneficial effects on pain, chemotherapy related anorexia and nausea, anxiety and muscle spasm. Its role in brain disease is now being explored.
July 05, 2013

Does glutathione help Parkinson’s disease


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.
June 06, 2013

How do I best time doses of carbidopa/Ldopa?


The following excerpt is from a question received by NWPF. We were told by our neurologist that my husband should take carbidopa/Ldopa (Sinemet) every 5 hours and also told to take it with meals. Wha…
March 17, 2013

How does Parkinson's affect cognition? What can be done about it?


Cognitive changes associated with Parkinson’s are mostly a category of thinking skills called executive function.
February 06, 2013

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


Carbidopa/Ldopa is one of the most commonly used medicines for Parkinson’s disease.
January 29, 2013

Can ultrasound treat Parkinson’s tremor?


Researchers at the University of Virginia are conducting a research study to investigate a new way of controlling tremor.
January 13, 2013

When is the right time to start Levodopa?


Levodopa (carbidopa/levodopa or Sinemet) is an effective treatment for motor symptoms. Yet levodopa is associated with motor complications such as:
November 08, 2012

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