Natural Therapies of Parkinson’s Disease

 Amino acids

Acetyl-l-Carnitine daily with the acid of R-alpha lipoic : Protects against the decay of mitochondria and improves brain function.

Tryptophan: Many patients on L-dopa get improved mood and functional abilities at what time given tryptophan or 5-HTP (150-300 mg twice daily).

Tyrosine, D-phenylalanine: Tyrosine (1-3 grams) and D-phenylalanine (100-250 mg) taken twice daily before food for your four weeks significantly improves rigidity, walking, speech and depression (but not tremors).

N-acetyl-cysteine: 100-250 mg daily protects against mitochondrial destruction.

Coenzyme Q10: Deficiency is found in about one-third of Parkinson’s cases. In a study of 80 patients with early Parkinson’s, doses of 1,200 mg daily of Coenzyme Q1O markedly curtailed the progression of their disease.

NADH: 2.5 to 5 mg every other morning to help regenerate in the neurons of Parkinson’s disease patients.

Melatonin: 1 mg one hour before bed five days per week.

Chelators DMSA or EDTA: used along with antioxidant supplements if there is a reason to suspect heavy metal toxicity from the previous expression to lead, cadmium, mercury or arsenic.

Supplements

Vitamin B6: 50-100 mg daily with zinc 30 mg daily reduces tremors and can enhance L-Dopa and Carbidopa treatment.

Wheat germ oil (octacosanol):12 OZ.  Daily has been indicated to reduce some symptoms (unless taking L-Dopa).

Phytonutrients

Ashwagandha leaf extract: Greatly knock off physiological and neurological performance abnormalities.

Ginkgo biloba extract: Have neuroprotective effects.

Black tea (extract) and coffee:Daily black tea and coffee consumption slows disease progression and delays the onset of Parkinson’s disease.

Rutin: This flavonoid is found in many foods including to buckwheat, oranges, grapefruits, Lemons,  Apple mulberries, cranberries and (clingstone) peaches.

Resveratrol: Slows oxidative damage and dopamine depletion.

Mucunapruriens: A herb that may work as an antioxidant and dopamine promoter.

Selenium: 100 micrograms daily.

Vitamins C (3,000 mg daily), E(1,200 LU daily), and possibly K2 (found in organ meats, egg yolk, natto, and cheese).

Evening primrose oil: Can reduce tremors.

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