Complementary, Natural and Alternative Therapies for Parkinson's Disease

Curious to try complementary therapies & alternative treatments but not sure which one to choose? Our A-Z tells you about the therapy, supplement, exercise  or topic is & how it may help you live well with Parkinson’s.


Find natural remedies, alternative therapies and non-pharmaceutical approaches that may help with Parkinson’s symptoms.

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. Subscribe to our blog or search our directory to find natural approaches to managing Parkinson’s Disease, slow down the progression of the disease or supplement your 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? No two Parkinson’s disease patients are alike. It has been estimated that In the UK around 9 million people use some kind of complementary or alternative medicine and in the US 40% of PD patients have tried some form of alternative therapy.

More and more people with Parkinson’s, health practitioners, and researchers are beginning to understand the huge role environment, diet and lifestyle play in this disease—and the power this has to help treat or prevent it. 

Latest Articles on the Blog

Advocates of Alternative Treatments for Parkinson’s Disease

Advocates of Alternative Treatments for Parkinson’s Disease

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...

Laurie Mischley – Fungus among us…

Laurie Mischley – Fungus among us…

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...

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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….


Positive Mindset

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…