Is depression a symptom or a consequence of Parkinson’s Disease? A new study published in the journal Neurology suggests people diagnosed with depression may have an increased risk of developing Parkinson’s disease later on. Fiona Gupta, MD joins Vicki today to delve further into the study and answer vital questions such as exploring the chemical and physical link between depression and Parkinson’s, and what steps you can take to try to prevent its development.
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Are we our own worst enemies when it comes to our health? According to medical science, our poor health and growing waistlines, both easily preventable, can be traced back to a hidden micronutrient proficiency bought on by our lifestyles and habits. Authors and celebrity nutritionists Jayson B. Calton, Ph.D., and Mira Calton, CN share how to repair this trend in The Micronutrient Miracle: The 28-Day Plan to Lose Weight, Increase Your Energy, and Reverse Disease.
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Living with depression is already difficult enough, but a new study in the journal Neurology now suggests those diagnosed with depression may have an increased risk of developing Parkinson’s disease later in life. Fiona Gupta, MD has been heavily involved in Parkinson’s research and explores different aspects of the study and how it can affect you, including steps you can take to try to forestall the onset of Parkinson’s if you are clinically depressed. Dr. Gupta is Medical Director of the Deep Brain Stimulation program at the Movement Disorders Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, and is currently the principal investigator of clinical trials in Movement Disorders being conducted there. She is a regular lecturer at major neurology academy meetings.
Complete with cutting-edge science and success stories, The Micronutrient Miracle: The 28-Day Plan to Lose Weight, Increase Your Energy, and Reverse Disease reveals how our food and lifestyle habits may be depleting the essential micronutrients we need to maintain basic health and provides an easy plan to reverse these effects. Authors Jayson B. Calton, Ph.D., and Mira Calton, CN are among the world’s leading experts in micronutrients and dietary supplement science. They have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, CNN, Fox & Friends, and PBS, and write a nutrition column in First for Women magazine.
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