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Can Vitamin D Can Help People With Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson's disease is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system usually associated with older people.

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?