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Parkinson’s disease and your gut; is there a link?

Parkinson’s disease and your gut; is there a link? I have a cousin who has Parkinson’s disease which took him from being a world-renowned pediatrician who worked at a hospital in Boston to someone who is now on disability.   Michael J. Fox has lived with Parkinson’s disease for years and has been able with the use of medication and other interventions to function better, but with markedly altered abilities. Parkinson’s disease is described by Wikipedia as a long-term degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that mainly affects the motor system. The symptoms usually emerge slowly and, as the disease worsens, non-motor symptoms become more common. Read More »