Tag Archives: Parkinson’s disease
Parkinson’s disease is a long-term degenerative disorder of the central nervous system. While some cases can be attributed to genetic inheritance or environmental factors, the majority of cases are considered idiopathic—having no specific cause. However, chemists from Konstanz sought out… Read More
Patients living with Parkinson’s disease may experience tremors, slower movement, and issues with balance that can inhibit their ability to exercise and keep their body strong. This has proven to be an issue, as without regular exercise that includes some… Read More
An issue in the cell disposal system, which keeps the mitochondria of brain cells healthy, could be contributing to the development of Parkinson’s disease. Research from the University of Nottingham has found a link between issues in the cell’s disposal… Read More
Dementia disorders like Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease may be identified with brushstrokes. In the study, researchers analyzed 2,092 paintings from seven famous artists who experienced both normal brain aging and neurodegenerative disease. Of the seven, two suffered from Parkinson’s… Read More
Silent stroke and Parkinson’s disease may be linked, according to research findings. A silent stroke does not present any outward symptoms indicating that it has taken place. It occurs when the blood vessel in the brain becomes blocked for a… Read More
Parkinson’s disease risk may triple with depression. Study author Albert C. Yang said, “Depression is linked in other studies to illnesses such as cancer and stroke. Our study suggests that depression may also be an independent risk factor for Parkinson’s… Read More
Parkinson’s disease is a progressive ailment that affects the nervous system and thus movement. In many individuals, the first symptoms of Parkinson’s disease are mild, such as tremors in one hand, but the most common signs are stiffness and slowing… Read More
September 21 is World Alzheimer’s Day, so we present our top articles that discuss Alzheimer’s disease and related topics, including cataracts, psoriasis, Parkinson’s disease, type 2 diabetes, cholesterol, amyloid plaques, and traumatic brain injury.
World Alzheimer’s Day aims to raise… Read More
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) with a loss of consciousness (LOC) has been found to be associated with later-life Parkinson’s disease, but not Alzheimer’s disease or incident dementia. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that 1.3 million Americans visit… Read More
In Parkinson’s disease (PD), dementia risk does not increase with anticholinergic drugs. Other studies have found a greater risk of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and dementia associated with the anticholinergic drugs used to treat pain, bladder dysfunction, and mood. In Parkinson’s… Read More
Early Parkinson’s disease-related weight loss and changes in eating habits indicate the severity of future disease. The study, conducted by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), found that although weight loss is common in Parkinson’s disease, weight loss that occurs… Read More
This past week was the National Alcohol Screening Day, which is important as it raises awareness around the harmful effects of alcohol consumption, including Parkinson’s disease, heart risk, and eyesight and vision problems.
Here at Bel Marra Health we want… Read More