How to Reverse Parkinson's Symptoms


Parkinson's disease is a neurological disorder characterized by the progressive loss of fine motor control skills throughout the body. According to the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke, this manifests in symptoms such as tremors, urinary and bowel movement difficulties, and difficulty swallowing and chewing food. Although there is no cure for Parkinson's disease, the condition can be helped and the spread of symptoms slowed or somewhat reversed through a few lifestyle changes.

  • Engage in a regular program of exercise to potentially reverse the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Aim to complete at least 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise at least four or five days per week. Moderate intensity activity includes swimming, brisk walking, light jogging, or mild resistance training. Exercise can help to increase blood flow to the brain, helping it to repair damaged connections and mitigating the symptoms of neurological problems stemming from stroke and Parkinson's disease.

  • Moderate your intake of sugar and animal fats while increasing your supply of natural antioxidants from fruits and vegetables in order to slow the spread of or slightly reverse the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Aim to consume both a fruit and a vegetable with each meal you consume. Keep saturated fats to less than 10 percent of your total calories. Eliminate sugary foods and other "junk" calories containing sugar and sugar derivatives such as corn syrup, dextrose, and high fructose corn syrup.

  • Consult with your doctor to develop a treatment plan that is tailored to your particular situation. Parkinson's disease is caused where dopamine production in the brain becomes impaired, so administration of artificial dopamine (l-dopa) can help to improve symptoms and potentially delay the spread of the disease.

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