The cause is death of neurons in the brain that control motor skills. One treatment is taking dopamine supplements, which increases the activity in the remaining nerve cells. However, long-term this protocol is not highly successful.
There now may be a new additional treatment - Vitamin D.
A new study tested 1200 IU of Vitamin D daily on people with Parkinson's (compared with a placebo), over the course of a year. The control group experienced successive worsening of symptoms, while the Vitamin D group did not.
Did you get your Vitamin D today?