Parkinson’s Disease and Homeopathy

Homeopathy is a system of medicine developed some 200 years ago by the German physician, Dr. Samuel Hahnemann. It is based on the principle of ‘like cures like’. By administering substances in a specially diluted form known as potencies, the remedy is supposed to stimulate the body’s innate healing ability…

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Risks of Surgery in Parkinson’s Disease

Surgery may be contemplated in a Parkinson’s disease patient either to control symptoms of the disease or for some cause unrelated to Parkinson’s disease, such as a hip replacement or prostate gland removal. The risks associated with surgery need to be analyzed so as to decide whether the benefits outweigh…

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Parkinsonism and Parkinson’s Disease

The typical symptoms of Parkinson’s disease such as tremor, rigidity, slowness of movement, and postural instability may also occur in certain other conditions not related to Parkinson’s disease. These symptoms are grouped together under the term “Parkinsonism” and the conditions may be called “secondary Parkinsonism”.

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Travel Considerations for the Parkinson’s Patient

Parkinson’s disease, unless in the late stages, should not be a contraindication for traveling, provided adequate preparations are made in advance. Although it may be intimidating for a PD patient to consider traveling to distant unfamiliar places, certain basic considerations, if kept in mind, can make the trip comfortable, enjoyable,…

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Mind-Body Medicine, Energy, Body Therapies for Parkinson’s

This article is a continuation of the concepts discussed under the Complementary Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease and Natural Remedies for Parkinson’s Disease. Energy Therapies Energy therapies are based on the presumption of the existence of energy fields (universal life force) in and around the body. Treatment aims at balancing this…

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Parkinson’s Disease Natural Treatment, Remedies and Foods

Natural remedies for Parkinson’s disease may vary from herbs to homeopathic remedies, nutritional substances and floral extracts. Many modern drugs have been sourced from plants and once the active ingredient was identified, it was synthetically manufactured in easy to acquire and convenient dosage forms like tablets and capsules. In the…

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