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How is Parkinson’s Disease Prevented?
No prevention strategy has been proven to stave off Parkinson’s disease. However, several risk factors have been identified. Head injury and pesticide exposure have been associated with higher rates of Parkinson’s disease. Drinking coffee (and black tea) is associated with a lower incidence. While further research is necessary to confirm the connection, several large studies have linked high caffeine intake with reduced risk of developing Parkinson’s disease.
Gregory Michael Pontone, MD, M.H.S.
After completing a medicine internship and residency training in psychiatry at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Pontone completed a two-year fellowship in geriatric…Read More…
“Anxiety disorders are common in Parkinson’s disease (PD), but are not well character…
– Gregory Michael Pontone, MD, M.H.S.
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