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Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a condition in which part of the brain becomes progressively more damaged over many years (a progressive neurological condition). As many as one million Americans live with Parkinson's disease, which is more than the combined number of people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy and Lou Gehrig's disease. Approximately 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson's disease each year, and this number does not reflect the thousands of cases that go undetected. An estimated seven to 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson's disease. Incidence of Parkinson’s increases with age, but an estimated four per cent of people with PD are diagnosed before the age of 50...

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  1. Margie Reed / August 28, 2012, 1:20 am

    The Ayurvedic herb Mucuna pruriens, a natural form of levadopa, can also be helpful.
    How much and how many times per day?

  2. Pierre Chapleau / June 25, 2011, 5:11 am

    You mention Levodopa and Sinemet as medication for Parkinson, what about Stalevo?

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