Vitamin D May Help Parkinson’s Patients

Vitamin D may prevent cognitive impairment in Parkinson’s patients


Vitamin D is known to benefit our health by regulating the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body – which helps keep our bones and teeth healthy. But new research suggests that for people with Parkinson’s disease, the vitamin may help prevent or delay the onset of cognitive impairment and depressive symptoms. According to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, around 60% of patients with Parkinson’s disease suffer from depression, and the research team, including Dr. Amie L. Peterson of the Oregon Health and Sciences University, states that around 30% have cognitive impairment or dementia.

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John Montague DC is the owner of WebVitamins. He is active in the industry and is currently president of the NPA East.

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