Parkinson's Disease

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Could eggs be the answer to Alzheimer’s, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s and more?

Do you remember when eating eggs for breakfast was considered one of the worst things you could do for your health? I do! But research has found an important nutrient abundant in eggs has the potential to disrupt the inflammation and cell death commonly tied to neurological problems.

Miguel Leyva

Why do women experience Parkinson’s differently than men?

Women may be less likely to get a Parkinson’s diagnosis than men, but over 400,000 women live with the condition. But are their numbers lower due to the fact it affects the genders differently or a mistaken perception that’s endangering women?

Joyce Hollman

The mineral behind Parkinson’s brain-robbing proteins

Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s are both brain disorders. And while Parkinson’s symptoms are more physical, they share symptoms, including dementia and disease progression. New research shows they also may share a common enemy that worsens brain destroying proteins.

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Do you flail and kick in your sleep? It could mean Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s is a disease that causes tremors, stiffness and rigidity, cognitive decline and more. And though there is currently no cure, there are drugs and alternative health methods that can help slow the disease progression. That’s why seeing the early signs matters so much…

Eddie Perry

The dangerous link between herbicide and Parkinson’s

Scientists believe a combination of genetic and environmental factors may contribute to Parkinson’s disease, a neurological disorder that usually affects a person’s motor skills and movement. When it comes to environmental concerns, a certain herbicide has a strong connection to the disease.

Carolyn Gretton

How type 2 diabetes may increase risk for Parkinson’s disease

Aging can come with higher risks of many diseases, including type 2 diabetes and Parkinson’s disease. These two diseases may seem unrelated, but they share a lot of the same characteristics inside the body. And now it appears there may be a definite link between type 2 diabetes and your risk for Parkinson’s.