Expert Video - Can a specific diet help with Parkinson’s disease?

Expert neurologists explain that no specific diet can treat Parkinson's disease (PD) or its symptoms, but maintaining a healthy balanced diet can improve well-being. Constipation can be an issue in Parkinson’s, so plenty of fruits, vegetables and fluids can help maintain regularity. In some patients, high protein meals can interfere with how PD medication is absorbed.

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