Degenerative disease of the nervous system often occurring in the 6th or 7th decade, characterized by tremors, slow movement and rigidity. Symptoms are linked to progressive deterioration of dopamine-producing cells in the brain. Disease more prevalent in areas of high environmental pollution, and diagnosed only by eliminating all other possible causes.
Low-protein, high fluid high fiber diet, fava beans.
Antioxidants like vitamins A, C, E, selenium, lipoic acid, N-acetyl-cysteine, coenzyme Q10.