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Parkinson’s Disease Stack

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ParkinsonÕs disease is a slowly progressive central nervous system disease first described by James Parkinson In 1817 and descriptively referred to as the shaking palsy or paralysis agitans. It is typically characterized by the cardinal signs of bradykinesia, resting tremor, rigidity, and postural instability. In addition, the disease may cause a variety of other symptoms including movement and gait disturbances; sensory changes; speech, voice, and swallowing disorders; cognitive and behavioral changes; ANS dysfunction; gastrointestinal changes, and cardiopulmonary changes. Get support for Parkinson's by focusing on fitness and nutrition. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.

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Supplements 9 Supplements
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Vitamin D deficiency is common in Parkinson's disease and may increase the risk of hip fracture due to osteoporosis. This risk may be reduced by taking vitamin D.
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Vitamin B6 has been reported to improve Parkinson's symptoms. It can be used in conjunction with L-dopa plus carbidopa (Sinemet) or selegiline (Eldepryl, Atapryl), rather than with L-dopa alone.
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Supplementing with phosphatidylserine may improved the mood and mental function in patients with Parkinson's disease.
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L-tyrosine is the direct precursor to L-dopa and therefore could be an alternative to L-dopa therapy, however, it should not be taken with L-dopa as it may interfere with L-dopa transport to the brain.
1200mg
1,200 mg a day. In a double-blind trial, coenzyme Q10 given to people with early Parkinsons disease significantly slowed the progression of the disease.
30mgVitamin B2
30 mg three times a day. Studies show, people with Parkinson's disease who had vitamin B2 (riboflavin) deficiency and supplemented with riboflavin experienced improved motor capacity.
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In one trial, D-phenylalanine (DPA) supplementation improved motor control and tremors in people with Parkinson's disease. DPA should not be taken with L-dopa as it may interfere with the transport of L-dopa to the brain.
5mg
5 mg twice per day. NADH the active form of vitamin B3 in the body has been shown to reduce symptoms and improve brain function in people with Parkinson's disease.
5g
5 grams per day. Preliminary trials have suggested that the amino acid methionine may effectively treat some symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

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Potential Effects from Stack

EffectScaleContributors
Cognition2 Phosphatidylserine, Tyrosine
Working Memory2 Phosphatidylserine, Tyrosine
Attention1 Phosphatidylserine
Memory1 Phosphatidylserine
Lean Mass1 Vitamin D
Anaerobic Exercise1 Phosphatidylserine
Insulin Sensitivity1 Vitamin D
Free Testosterone1 Vitamin D, Phosphatidylserine
InflammationNeutral Vitamin D, Phosphatidylserine
CortisolNeutral Phosphatidylserine
Heart RateNeutral Phosphatidylserine, Tyrosine
Muscle DamageNeutral Phosphatidylserine
DepressionNeutral Tyrosine
PainNeutral Vitamin D
Neutral Vitamin D, Vitamin B6, Phosphatidylserine, Tyrosine, Co-Enzyme Q10, Vitamin B2, Phenylalanine, NADH
Power OutputNeutral Vitamin D
Homocysteine-1 Vitamin B2
Colorectal Cancer Risk-1 Vitamin D
Migraine-1 Vitamin B2
Cognitive Decline-1 Phosphatidylserine
Parathyroid Hormone (aka PTH)-1 Vitamin D
Bone Fracture Risk-1 Vitamin D
Fatigue-1 Phosphatidylserine, Tyrosine
Fat Mass-1 Vitamin D
Stress-2 Phosphatidylserine, Tyrosine
Blood Pressure-2 Vitamin D, Phosphatidylserine, Tyrosine, Vitamin B2

 

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