Home Remedies for Parkinson’s Disease


Parkinson's generally occurs at the age of 60, but it can start even earlier.  Parkinson's disease is mostly seen in men than in women. Parkinson’s disease may not greatly disrupt one’s life but it becomes more disabling over time. Parkinson’s disease is also known as Paralysis agitans and Shaking palsy. This disease is characterized by muscle stiffness and continuous shaking and tremor. When dopamine production that is responsible for muscle control is depleted, the nerves of the motor system lose the ability to control muscle movement and coordination. The time to recover depends on the food habits and the treatment. There are safe and simple home remedies doe treating Parkinson’s disease.


Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease


The following are the most common signs and symptoms:


1. Poor Balance due to the loss of reflexes that help posture


2. Tremors


3. Slowness in voluntary movement - standing up, sitting down and walking



4. Excessive sweating or salivation.


5. Rigidity or stiffness in the muscles.


6. Other symptoms include slowness of thought 


7. There may be speech impairment


8. The patient may experience a combination of tremor of the limbs and muscle stiffness.  


9. May exhibit involuntary rapid jerking arm and leg movements


Causes of Parkinson’s Disease


1. Deterioration of the brain cells


2. Reduction in production of dopamine, a chemical that carries messages



3. May be after effects of severe attacks of encephalitis or some type of poisoning


4. Hardening of the arteries leading to the brain in certain cases


Home Remedies for Parkinson’s Disease


1. Diet plays an important role in the treatment of this disease. In general a low protein diet and raw organic food containing antioxidants is best for the patient.


2. The juice from various fruits like apple, pineapple, grapes, orange, tomato, carrot, cabbage and spinach is very helpful for cleaning of bowels.


3. Adapting a liquid diet for five days with fresh vegetable or fruit juice is highly effective in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.


4. Sesame seeds and butter, yellow turnip and green vegetables are very much beneficial.


5. Fruits such a papaya, grape, orange and pineapple, apple, pear and peach and Vegetables with Vitamin E are also equally beneficial. Green leafy vegetables in particular are helpful. Intake of Vitamin E in high doses is found to be highly beneficial on the treatment of Parkinson's disease. 


6. Plenty of nuts, grains and sprouts should be included in the diet. Avoid tea, coffee, chocolate and too much spice in food items.



7. The patient should avoid all processed food and frozen foods like tea, coffee, salt, spices, pickles, cold drinks, white flour, white sugar and chocolates.


8. Food has to be chewed properly and avoid overeating.


9. Drink water before 1 hr of meal or after 1 hr of meal.


10. Prepare 4 cups of boiling water with 20gms of Larkspur and have 3 times per day. 


11. Skullcap if combined with Lady’s slipper gives better results


12. Ginko biloba helps to boost the circulations to the brain.


13. Calcium and magnesium are needed for healthy nervous system; eat food containing this mineral liberally


14. Velvet Beans is a commonly available form of wild beans. This seed has been traditionally used in ancient Indian medicines to treat neurological disorders like Parkinson or epilepsy.


15. Drinking raw milk plays a vital role in preventing Parkinson’s disease.


16. Make sure to remove chemical and pesticides on the vegetables or meat by washing them thoroughly or buy from organic stores.


17. Intake of Sesame seeds and sesame seed butter has beneficial results for curing Parkinson’s disease.


18. Take about 20 grams of larkspur in 4 cups of boiling water, drink the decoction a mouthful at a time. Avoid drinking more than 3 cups a day. 


Lifestyle Advice


1. The patient has to maintain cheerful mental outlook.


2. Fresh air and light exercise, especially walking, stretching, breathing and bending is essential.


3. Daily warm water bath is required.


4. Sitting idle like watching TV continuously in one position is must be avoided.


5. Quick and sudden movement is forbidden.


6. Take large steps when walking straight ahead, with focus on proper heel-toe form.


7. Climbing the stairs should be done very carefully.


8. Always try to stand up straight.


9. Sudden backward movement is restricted. 


10. Sweat pants, simple dresses or a pant with elastic waistbands is advisable.


11. Proper diet, rest, effective use of energy and practical emotional support from the family and doctor can all be very helpful.

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