Parkinson’s Disease And Its Treatment Solutions

Unfortunately, till now there is no objective and radical cure for the group of Parkinson’s Disease. There are several opportunities of treatment, which can be recommended by medical specialists in every special case of Parkinson’s Disease. Drug therapy, herbal therapy, exercise, massage, bodywork or other physical therapies, nutrition and special diets, acupuncture, yoga or other alternative therapies are available and can bring to some positive results. But, unfortunately, Parkinson’s Disease can not be cured completely, and within the time organism gets adapted for chosen particular treatment and the effectiveness of such treatment starts decreasing.

Drug therapy can be employed for improvements in two directions. Firstly, drug treatment is directed on compensating lack of dopamine with L-dopa (levodopa) or dopamine simulators like pramipexole, pergolide, bromocriptine, etc. But such therapy is usually accompanied with unpleasant and dangerous side-effects, like nausea, vomiting, hypotension, visual hallucinations, jerky movements, or others. That is why long lasting drug treatment can bring to serious neurotic or psychotic disturbances. Besides, drug treatment can be used to fight against extra anxiety and depressions, which frequently become very bothering for individuals suffering from PD. In many cases using antidepressants and tranquilizers is strictly recommended by therapists.

Other therapies are also effective treatment for PD. Herbal therapy can be implemented as using dried, alcohol or glycerin extracts of different herbs, first of all, Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba), Gotu kola (Centella asiatica) or Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna). Homeopathy can be helpful as the therapy, which helps to increase content of Causticum, Plumbum metallicum, Zincum metallicum, Argentum nitricum in organism of an individual with PD. Rich and correct nutrition is extremely important. People with PD have to control the amount of proteins in their food, but such elements, like fatty and amino acids, vitamins C, B and B6, choline and glutathione, which stimulate function of the brains, must be always present in food intake of PD carriers.

One more effective form of treatment individuals with PD is bodywork, including exercise, massage, yoga, and other techniques. Manual therapy is one of the safest and most reliable methods of treatment. It helps to relieve tension in muscles, improves circulation of blood and blood pressure, improves functioning of lymph system, helps healing injures of soft tissues and eases pain.

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