Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson's, the second most common form of dementia, is a chronic and progressive degenerative disease of the neurological system. Parkinson’s is induced when a portion of the brain begins to degenerate and atrophy causing dopamine (a neurotransmitter and hormone) to become deficient. As more and more neurons begin to die, less dopamine is able to be produced leading to a dopamine deficiency. In addition, other neurotransmitters are affected such as adrenaline and noradrenaline. Some … [Read more...]