More and more evidence suggests that, at least in some people, Parkinson’s disease may start from the gut.
An interesting video posted on Facebook (fb/sciencenaturepage) illustrates the theory and recent research. Youtube link:
It is very unlikely that this is the cause of Parkinson’s disease in ALL patients. The pathogenesis (disease process) almost certainly varies from person to person.
This is a very promising area of research. We continue to make great strides in understanding Parkinson’s better!
This information is for educational purposes. It is not a substitute for professional medical diagnosis & treatment. Do not change your medications, supplements or other treatments without your doctor's permission.
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Dr. Siddharth Kharkar
Dr. Siddharth Kharkar is a board certified (American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology certified) Neurologist. He is a Epilepsy specialist & Parkinson's specialist in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
He has trained in the best institutions in India, US and UK including KEM hospital in Mumbai, Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), USA & Kings College in London.