Parkinsons

Get Pumped with EECP Therapy

…are systemic, we also use EECP therapy at Whitaker Wellness to treat patients with vascular dementia and memory loss, erectile dysfunction, Parkinson’s disease, neuropathy, peripheral artery disease, stubborn hypertension, some types of kidney disease and vision problems, and a handful of…

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The Power of Pumpkin

…been touted as having anti-inflammatory and bone-strengthening effects as well. Some herbalists even recommend pumpkin seeds for treating Parkinson’s disease and dizzy spells. The suggested dosage ranges from 10–20 g of whole or coarsely ground seeds once or twice a day. You can find…

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The Link Between Anticholinergic Drugs and Dementia

…earlier this year found that regular use of anticholinergic drugs, which include antihistamines, tricyclic antidepressants, and meds to control Parkinson’s disease and overactive bladder, increased risk of developing dementia by a whopping 54 percent. Specifically, older individuals who used…

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6 Surprising Benefits of Vitamin D

…D were more than twice as likely to have cognitive problems. * Neurodegenerative diseases. Higher vitamin D levels may also protect against Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease. Scientists from my alma mater, Emory University School of Medicine, tested the vitamin D blood levels of 300…

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Reap the Benefits of Glutathione

…rooms to treat acetaminophen (Tylenol) poisoning and to thin mucus in the lungs. (NAC is also effective for allergies, memory loss, and Parkinson’s disease.) Alpha lipoic acid also ramps up glutathione synthesis and significantly enhances detoxification, and we use it at Whitaker Wellness,…

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Bountiful Benefits of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

…range of conditions. At Whitaker Wellness, we use hyperbaric oxygen successfully for stroke rehabilitation, slow or non-healing wounds, Parkinson’s disease, autism, burns, head and spinal cord injuries, diabetic ulcers, spider bites, migraines, decompression sickness (“the bends”),…

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Caffeine Withdrawal...A Mental Disorder?!?

…you up and increase your concentration and focus. * Caffeine is protective against neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. * One study revealed that people who drank four or more cups of coffee per day had a 20 percent reduced risk of developing clinical…

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Nutrient Spotlight: 3 Primary Antioxidants

…the probability of heart attack, stroke, and atherosclerosis. It is also an effective therapy for preventing Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. Furthermore, vitamin E helps alleviate respiratory problems and boosts your immune system’s ability to fight off infectious…

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New Study Shows Coffee Can Prevent or Delay Alzheimer’s

…dementia. This new research adds to the other good news that coffee reduces the risk of diabetes, helps prevent skin cancer, reduces the risk of Parkinson’s disease, stops migraine headaches, can halt a full-blown asthma attack, aids in weight loss, and even increases longevity. What does this…

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Health Benefits of Coffee: Prevent Skin Cancer

…research has shown that drinking three to four cups of coffee slashes your diabetes risk by 33 percent. Coffee also reduces the risk of Parkinson’s disease by up to 80 percent and protects against Alzheimer’s disease, improves concentration and alertness, and can even halt a full-blown…

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Five Healthy Reasons to Enjoy Your Cup O' Joe

…decaffeinated coffee per day had a 33 per cent lower risk of type 2 diabetes compared to non-coffee drinkers. * Coffee reduces the risk of Parkinson’s disease by as much as 80 percent. * It protects against Alzheimer’s, improves concentration and alertness, and boosts your mood. * Coffee…

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