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Focused Ultrasound Therapy

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...

Green Tea Extract

Green Tea Extract

Increased tea consumption is correlated with reduced incidence of dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease (Mandel 2008). Green tea contains antioxidant polyphenols known to be protective against a host of chronic age related conditions. There is tremendous...

N-acetyl-cysteine (NAC)

NAC is a natural bottleneck precursor in the cellular production of glutathione, which is often called the “master antioxidant.” A glutathione deficiency in the substantia nigra region of the brain is common in Parkinson’s patients. Having recently demonstrated the...

Tauroursodeoxycholic acid (TUDCA)

Tauroursodeoxycholic acid (TUDCA) In 2013, a landmark discovery was published in the journal Brain, providing evidence that a compound called UDCA could restore mitochondrial functioning in those with Parkinson’s (Mortiboys 2013). When UDCA is ingested, it is combined...

Restore Gold

Restore Gold is primarily TUDCA (Tauroursodeoxycholic acid) with some additional supplements. TUDCA is a readily available health food supplement. It is the Taurine derivative of UDCA (Ursodeoxycholic acid), a prescription medication sold as Ursodiol, Urso and...

Taiji balls 

Taiji balls (taiji qiu) used in the martial arts society come in different sizes and are made from a variety of materials. ... This kind of ball training is more commonly practiced in Chinese external martial arts that emphasize physical conditioning more than qi...

What is the Best Diet for Parkinson’s?

What is the Best Diet for Parkinson’s?

Living well with Parkinson's means it's likely that you'll need to make some adjustment to meals times and dietry changes. According to Parkinson's.org, "While there is no prescription for a PD-specific diet, to maintain overall good health most people living with...

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...