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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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Is marijuana helpful for Parkinson’s?

Friday July 05, 2013

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.

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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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Can acupuncture help PD symptoms?

Monday October 29, 2012

Acupuncture is based on the belief that a certain life-force energy (“chi”) flows throughout your body along energy pathways called meridians.

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