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Parkinson’s and Your Gut

RonnieGram- this was found in ScienceDaily Parkinson’s disease protection may begin in the gut Date: October 5, 2016 Source: University of Iowa Summary: Your gut may play a pivotal role in preventing the onset of Parkinson’s disease. And the reason may … Continue reading

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Peripheral Neuropathy insights

RonnieGram: Written by John Schiappi Peripheral Neuropathy: An Overlooked Adverse Effect of Long-Term Use of Carbidopa-Levodopa for Parkinson’s “Did we miss something? Is it conceivable that for 40 years we have overlooked an insidious long-term levodopa treatment adverse effect, such … Continue reading

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Focused Ultrasound starting Clinical Trials

RonnieGram: This surgery is just beginning Clinical trials. Hopefully it will be successful and gain FDA approval, possibly be a future alternative to deep brain stimulation. Unfortunately, even with the best of luck it will probably a long time before … Continue reading

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DBS – A Complete No Brainer

RonnieGram: This is a blog about one man’s DBS experience in the UK. http://dbsacompletenobrainer.co.uk/Wordpress/ DBS – A Complete No Brainer Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease – Before and After So, what’s it all about? Hello there, and thanks for … Continue reading

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