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is l-dopa and a dopamine agonist the best option.

Tyrosine on its own although safe doesn't boost the dopamine levels very much.
L-dopa although dangerous in the long term does get your dopamine levels back up until later when you also need an agonist.
However their might be some treatment though not overly effective in the short term in the line term might help the brain redevelop the substantial nigra.
Here some thing that might help
Artichoke may aid the biosythensis in the gut ...
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Justgiving-Please sponsor matt

http://www.justgiving.com/MattBrewster1

Inspirational man,here are a few words from him....

Hi, last year I managed to raise around £600 by doing the Plymouth Half Marathon on crutches, I have a degenerative bone disease and my leg mobility is decreaing, so this year I have decided to expand on it and do a series of races from 5K to half marathon in my wheelchair, not just for HDA in memory of my Father in law and other ...
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Young Onset Parkinson's Disease

A moving video of a young woman affected by this disease.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nRj-GvKUumA
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Parkinson's Disease?

I'm twenty years old and I don't remember there ever being a time that my grandma wasn't shaking. She never went to the doctor and she refuses to admit something is wrong with her but, everybody knows she has Parkinson's. I'm not sure when her symptoms started showing though.

About six or seven years ago, my dad was diagnosed with Parkinson's. He was only in his thirties and last year, he had brain surgery.

I ...
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Dad diagnosed with Parkinson's disease!!

Hello all! I reached here while looking for information on Parkinson’s disease. Actually me dad has been diagnosed with this disease. When the doctor told me about it, I was at a lost. I had heard about this disease before at school maybe but I didn’t know much about it. The latter told me that it has something to do with movements and speech. I have been searching info on this disease when I reached ...
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Can Parkinson's Disease be fatal?

I know this is a silly question, and is probably common knowledge, but I haven't been able to find out the answer to it. My grandfather (who is about 60 years old) has had Parkinson's for a while now, and I'd really like to know if it's something that can make you die. I'm hoping not, but whichever, I'd like to know. If anyone can help me out then thank you.
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New web site for all new research in Parkinson's Disease

New daily updated web site for details of all newly published research and news reports in Parkinson's Disease and related disorders (Essential Tremor, Dystonia, Restleg legs syndrome, Parkinsonism, Dementia) :

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Treatment with Agilect

I am considering using Agilect. Does anyone in the forum know if it is generally recommended by those who have used it, and whether or not there are side-effects?

Thanks, Steve
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Feeding Tube?

I need help!!! My grandfather is in the hospital now with Pneumonia. They did a swallowing test and it showed that every food he swallows he aspirates. They put a feeding tube through his nose. Now they are talking about putting a more permanent feeding tube through his stomach. We know he doesnt want that but what are our options?!!! We can't very well let him starve to death or not give him his medications. ...
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a delicate problem - help needed urgently

Dear everyone,

I was hoping to get some insight on how to help my girlfriend to learn to use the bathroom at my place/in public places. She is a very reserved and shy person, and this problem is causing a lot of frustration in our relationship. She can urinate fine, it's the other thing that she can't do anywhere but at her place. Because of this we can't really do weekends together or go on ...
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