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Category Archives: Parkinson’s Treatment

Treatment & Medication | American Parkinson Disease Assoc.

Posted: February 9, 2019 at 5:44 am

While there is no cure for Parkinsons at this time, there are a number of treatments that can ease symptoms. Parkinsons medications are the mainstay of treatment, but modalities are often used in combination. Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Disease: Symptoms, Treatment | Parkinson’s …

Posted: December 23, 2018 at 5:43 pm

Toronto World Parkinson's Program Gala [ CANADA ] - April 6, 2018 The Annual Gala of World Parkinson's Program was held on April 6 at the Crystal Fountain Banquet Hal in Markham, Ontario, Canada.More than 500 guests including various Canadian federal, provincial and local politicians, people with Parkinson's, caregivers, physicians, healthcare professionals and members of Parkinson's community attended this Gala. Rasheda Ali, daughter of Muhammad Ali, the boxing legend, and John Baumann, a US attorney who is a motivational speaker were guest speakers of this event. Dr Continue reading

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FAQs – Stem Cell Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease | SCRC

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Stem Cell Therapy for Parkinsons Disease Today, new treatments and advances in research are giving new hope to people affected by Parkinsons Disease. StemGenex provides Parkinsons stem cell therapy to help those with unmet clinical needs achieve optimum health and better quality of life Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Foundation: Better Lives. Together.

Posted: December 21, 2018 at 12:45 am

With medical marijuana now legalized in 33states and Washington, D.C., it is obvious that there is strong interest in its therapeutic properties. Researchers are testing marijuana, which is also called cannabis, as a treatment for many illnesses and diseases, including neurological conditions, with Parkinson's disease (PD) high on the list. But despite several clinical studies, it has not been demonstrated that cannabis can directly benefit people with PD. Continue reading

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Parkinson Disease Treatment & Management: Approach …

Posted: December 20, 2018 at 12:41 am

Hauser RA, Grosset DG. [(123) I]FP-CIT (DaTscan) SPECT Brain Imaging in Patients with Suspected Parkinsonian Syndromes. Continue reading

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Surgical Treatment Options – Parkinson’s Foundation

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While surgery can be an effective treatment option for different symptoms of Parkinsons disease (PD), only the symptoms that previously improved on levodopaThe medication most commonly given to control the movement symptoms of Parkinsons, usually with carbidopa. It is converted in the brain into dopamine. Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Disease Treatments – Parkinson’s News Today

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Parkinsons disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that leads to the loss of motor control and various non-motor symptoms such as mood disorders, constipation, cognitive impairment, and problems with speech and swallowing. The symptoms are primarily caused by a lack of a chemical called dopamine in the brain. Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Disease – Conditions – For Patients – UR …

Posted: November 30, 2018 at 4:13 pm

For more information, please visit our Functional Neurosurgery Program site Parkinson's disease (PD or, simply, Parkinson's) is the most common form of parkinsonism, a group of motor system disorders. It is a slowly progressing, degenerative disease that is usually associated with the following symptoms, all of which result from the loss of dopamine-producing brain cells: Dopamine is a substance produced in the body which has many effects, including smooth and coordinated muscle movement. It is incorrectly believed that Parkinson's disease disappeared after the introduction of levodopa (L-dopa) in the 1960s Continue reading

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Stem Cell Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease – StemGenex

Posted: November 21, 2018 at 3:47 am

Stem Cell Therapy for Parkinsons Disease Today, new treatments and advances in research are giving new hope to people affected by Parkinsons Disease. Stem Cell Research Centre provides Parkinsons stem cell therapy to help those with unmet clinical needs achieve optimum health and better quality of life. Parkinsons Disease stem cell therapy is being studied for efficacy in improving the complications in patients through the use of their own stem cells.These procedures may help patients who dont respond to typical drug treatment, want to reduce their reliance on medication, or are looking to try stem cell therapy before starting drug treatment for Parkinsons. To learn more about becoming a patient and receiving stem cell therapy through Stem Cell Research Centre, please contact one of our Patient Advocates at (800) 609-7795. Below are some frequently asked questions aboutstem cell therapy for Parkinsons Disease. The majority of complications in Parkinsons patients are related to the failure of dopamine neurons to do their job properly. Dopamine sends signals to the part of your brain that controls movement. It lets your muscles move smoothly and do what you want them to do. Once the nerve cells break down you no longer have enough dopamine, … Continue reading

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FAQs – Stem Cell Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease | StemGenex

Posted: November 9, 2018 at 5:43 am

Stem Cell Therapy for Parkinsons Disease Today, new treatments and advances in research are giving new hope to people affected by Parkinsons Disease. StemGenexStem Cell Research Centre provides Parkinsons stem cell therapy to help those with unmet clinical needs achieve optimum health and better quality of life. A clinical study registered through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) atwww.clinicaltrials.gov/stemgenex has been established to evaluate the quality of life changes in individuals with Parkinsons Disease following stem cell therapy. Parkinsons Disease stem cell therapy is being studied for efficacy in improving the complications in patients through the use of their own stem cells.These procedures may help patients who dont respond to typical drug treatment, want to reduce their reliance on medication, or are looking to try stem cell therapy before starting drug treatment for Parkinsons. To learn more about becoming a patient and receiving stem cell therapy through StemGenex Stem Cell Research Centre, please contact one of our Patient Advocates at (800) 609-7795. Below are some frequently asked questions aboutstem cell therapy for Parkinsons Disease. The majority of complications in Parkinsons patients are related to the failure of dopamine neurons to do their job properly. Dopamine sends signals to the part … Continue reading

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