Parkinson’s disease is a condition that causes the brain to become progressively more damaged over time, said the NHS. You could lower your risk of
Parkinson’s disease is a condition that causes the brain to become progressively more damaged over time, said the NHS. You could lower your risk of the neurodegenerative condition’s symptoms by avoiding certain fruits, it’s been revealed.
Parkinson’s is caused by a loss of nerve cells in a specific part of the brain.
These nerve cells are used to help send messages between the brain and the nervous system.
Parkinson’s disease symptoms tend to develop gradually, and only appear as mild at first.
One of the easiest ways to avoid developing Parkinson’s symptoms is to make just a few diet swaps.
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“Constipation affects many people with Parkinson’s disease,” said APDA.
“Changes in diet and lifestyle may take some time before they restore regularity, so be patient.
“It is important to eat the proper number of servings of each food group daily, with an emphasis on balanced nutrition and high fibre intake.
“Some foods increase constipation, including dairy, fried foods, meats, bananas, sugary foods, and white flour.”
Common signs of Parkinson’s disease include tremors, slow movement, and muscle stiffness.
The muscle stiffness makes facial expressions more difficult, said the charity.
Tremors usually start in the hand or the arm, and are more likely to occur when the arm is relaxed.
There are about 145,000 people in the UK with Parkinson’s disease, and it’s the fastest growing neurological condition in the world.