Natural Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease
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Parkiepedia (much like Wikipedia) is a ‘beta’ directory of alternative therapies to help signpost YOU to therapies that may help manage the symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease. Search our directory to find natural approaches to managing Parkinson’s Disease, slow down the progression or supplement your pharmaceutical treatment regime.
Most people who are diagnosed with Parkinson’s are offered conventional approaches to treatment through medication to ease the symptoms. There are others who champion a natural approach to treating Parkinson’s. So which one is the best?
More and more patients, practitioners, and researchers are beginning to understand the huge role environment and lifestyle play in this disease—and the power this duo has to help treat or prevent it. By combining medications with holistic remedies like Qi Gong, Nordic Walking, CBD Oil and many other therapies you can live well with Parkinson’s.
Exercise is especially good for you if you have Parkinson’s. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach and the best exercise to do will depend on the way Parkinson’s affects you. But the message is the same for everyone – go for it! Find out about exercise programs…
Diet & Nutrition
A healthy and balanced diet can improve general well-being. Eating fruits and vegetables may help keep you energized and hydrated. Fiber-rich foods may ease symptoms of constipation or low blood pressure. Find out about diets that help….
You can decide to change your reality by changing your mentality. Being told that you have a chronic neurological degenerative disease, with no known cure, certainly changes your outlook on life. Try to take three positive thoughts or experiences each day…
We’ve put together a list of people who advocate a natural approach to managing Parkinson’s symptoms. Every hour, 2 people in the UK are told they have Parkinson's.Parkinson's UK estimate the number of people diagnosed with Parkinson's in 2018 in the UK is around...read more
Focused Ultrasound Therapy Focused ultrasound is an early-stage, non-invasive, therapeutic technology with the potential to improve the quality of life and decrease the cost of care for patients with Parkinson’s disease. This technology focuses beams of ultrasonic...
A common mycotoxin, ochratoxin A, has been shown to kill dopaminergic neurons and cause clinical symptoms of Parkinson's in rodents. We tested humans with Parkinson's and they seem to be abnormally elevated. Where is it coming from? What does it mean? What can we do...read more