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Parkinson’s disease: The common toilet problem that ‘quadruples’ the risk of symptoms

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Doctors are limited to prescribing drugs to relieve symptoms of PD.

Of the 10 million who suffer from the condition globally, however, about half will experience dyskinesias within five years of taking levodopa-based medication – the main drug of Parkinson’s.

Dyskinesias refers to involuntary, erratic, writhing movements of the face, arms, legs or trunk, which are a well-known complication from some Parkinson’s medications.

How to avoid Parkinson’s To date, preventive measures against Parkinson’s disease revolve mainly steering clear of risk factors.

And one known risk factor for Parkinson’s is exposure to toxins.



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