Parkinson’s disease

In Parkinson’s disease, dopamine deficiency slows voluntary movement

Dopamine deficiency and low D1 receptors in Parkinson’s disease create slowness of moment, according to latest research. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter which is responsible for sending signals between multiple brain regions and the substantia which is critical for the smoothness and purpose of movements. Loss of dopamine can result in impairment of movement, which is here to read more

Parkinson’s disease psychosis (PDP) treatment with antipsychotic drugs increase risk of death

Parkinson’s disease psychosis (PDP) treatment with antipsychotic drugs increases the risk of death, according to the latest research. Antipsychotic drugs are being prescribed for many off-label purposes, especially to adolescents, which is putting people at risk. Antipsychotic drugs are used for individuals with psychosis, such as schizophrenia. The medications affect neurotransmitters to allow communication between here to read more

Are our guts a source for Parkinson’s disease?

The cause of Parkinson’s disease continues to baffle researchers. From nerve cells in the brain dying, to genes, and even environmental factors, researchers continue to explore the causes of Parkinson’s disease. Now, researchers are suggesting that Parkinson’s disease might originate in the gut. What is Parkinson’s disease? Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder that affects here to read more

Studies Show that Nicotine is…Good for You?

With all of the fierce anti-smoking campaigns that have been sweeping across North America in the past twenty years, most of us are aware of the harmful effects of tobacco and nicotine. Nicotine is a chemical produced in the roots and leaves of plants in the nightshade family (such as eggplants, potatoes, peppers, tomatoes, cauliflower, here to read more

The Breakthrough Saliva Test for Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects elderly adults and is characterized by the occurrence of tremors, slow mobility, and a peculiar walk, in which the back is usually arched and the head positioned forward. Although Parkinson’s disease commonly affects the elderly, the symptoms of this condition may develop by the age of 50. here to read more

Cycling for Memory Health and Parkinson’s

Doctors who study Parkinson’s disease have said before that exercise helps those who suffer from it. The physical activity improves balance and can prevent joint stiffness which are both common symptoms of the devastating illness. Recently, scientists have discovered that cycling can have a very positive impact on Parkinson’s disease sufferers. Parkinson’s disease is a here to read more