Posts Tagged ‘Parkinson’s disease (PD)’

Overnight Heating Pad can Lower Blood Pressure that Rises when Lying Down

An innovative totally non-invasive and inexpensive way has been found to lower blood pressure in people who suffer from supine hypertension due to autonomic failure. This is a condition that causes blood pressure to rise while lying down and can cause a big drop in blood pressure when getting up. Using a heating pad overnight…

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A Good Mattress and a Good Night’s Sleep

Did you know that we humans spend a third of our lives sleeping? When we have a good night’s sleep our waking hours are also good. However, if we toss and turn all night, we might wake up grumpy with sore muscles and an aching back. We will be tired without energy during the day…

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World War II Antidote may Reverse Damage from Parkinson’s Disease

Dimercaprol, a drug that was used as an antidote for chemical attacks during World War II, may be able to reverse the damage from Parkinson’s disease.  According to a report published December 4, 2018 in the Purdue University Research Foundation News, researchers from Purdue University discovered that Dimercaprol can safely and effectively remove a neurotoxic…

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Diabetes Shown to be Risk for Parkinson’s Disease (PD)

November 2018 is National Diabetes Month November is National Diabetes Month and to date no real cure has been found for diabetes. According to the American Diabetes Association, in 2015 there were 30.3 million Americans (9.4% of the population) with diabetes (mainly type 2 diabetes) and 1.25 million American children and adults with type 1…

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