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    Alternative Treatments for Early Parkinson's Disease
    MichaelM61 posted:
    I have been diagnosed with the disease in the last month. I am currently taking the most common treatment (L-Dopa). Are there any other treatments currently available besides drugs?
    An_267735 responded:
    Physical exercise that gets the heart rate up has proven benefits. I do 30min on a treadmill daily. I use interval training. WebMD recommends resistance training twice a week for one hour. JOIN A GYM.
    Though trial results were disappointing, critics said the trial was flawed. I take 1000mg daily. I've just started L-Carnosine (no, not L-Carnotine). It's only been tested on 6 PD sufferers but all saw a remission of symptoms.There is one prescription drug worth looking into that is actually prescribed for MS - Naltrexone 4.5mg. it's cheap but has to be ordered from a compounding pharmacy. Make sure your blood levels of iron are in the normal range. PD sufferers often have low vitamin D levels. Some say upwards of 100ng/mL would be ideal.

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