Tag Archives: Parkinson’s Disease

Let’s Get Moving- Exercise is critical for health AND disease therapy

We know that exercise provides both physical and emotional improvement. We can reduce our girth and aggression; but it can help treat and improve the lives of breast cancer survivors, Parkinson’s Disease sufferers, dialysis patients, and those with autoimmune diseases. Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Disease and Cognitive Impairment

Many Parkinson’s disease patients also suffer from cognitive impairment. It is not clear if this is related to Lewy bodies (for which a test is sought); but the administration of L-dopa only improves the motor function impairment and not the cognitive deterioration. Continue reading

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Stem Cell Research to Treat Parkinson’s Disease

Stem cell research is addressing the treatment of Parkinson’s Disease. The new research is not using fetal cells; rather, it is manipulating the most common stem cells in our body to replace those cells in the putamen area of the brain due to the disease. Continue reading

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