In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, Chris discusses Parkinson’s disease and what we can do to address its rising prevalence in modern society. He’ll provide a better understanding of the mechanisms, signs, and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, as well as cover some of the underlying causes that contribute to it. He also talks about steps you can take to lower your risk of getting Parkinson’s disease in the first place or potentially slow the progression of the disease if you already have it.
In this episode, we discuss:
3:48 What is Parkinson’s disease?
7:08 Eight underlying factors of Parkinson’s disease, including gut dysfunction, gluten, autoimmunity, blood sugar, iron overload, circadian disruption, stress, and environmental toxins
25:31 Thirteen diet and lifestyle changes you can adopt to help prevent and treat Parkinson’s disease, including eating a nutrient-dense, whole foods diet, giving up gluten, getting enough vitamin D and omega-3s, considering a ketogenic diet, attending to your gut health, reducing your exposure to toxins, adopting a regular sleep rhythm, taking botanicals and supplements, reducing stress, getting more exercise, and using phototherapy, low-dose naltrexone, and medical cannabis.
“How to Prevent Parkinson’s Disease with Diet and Lifestyle”
Free ebook on gut health
LDN for Parkinson’s Disease: Low Dose Naltrexone by Robert Rodgers and Lexie Lindstrom
CBD: A Patient’s Guide to Medical Cannabis– Healing Without the High by Leonard Leinow and Juliana Birnbaum
Medical Cannabis, A Guide for Patients, Practitioners, and Caregivers by Michael H. Moskowitz, MD
“RHR: Discovering the Potential of Medical Cannabis, with Mikhail Kogan”
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Berkey water filter https://www.berkeyfilters.com
SaunaSpace near-infrared sauna https://kresser.co/saunaspace
Synergy Wellness CBD https://www.synergycbd.com
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Chris Kresser M.S., L.Ac. is the co-founder of the California Center for Functional Medicine, the founder of Kresser Institute, the host of the top-ranked health podcast Revolution Health Radio, the creator of ChrisKresser.com, and the New York Times best-selling author of The Paleo Cure and Unconventional Medicine. He is one of the most respected clinicians and educators in the fields of Functional Medicine and ancestral health and has trained over 2,000 clinicians and health coaches from more than 50 countries in his unique approach. Chris was named one of the 100 most influential people in health and fitness by Greatist.com and has appeared as a featured guest on Dr. Oz, Time, The Atlantic, NPR, Fox & Friends, and other national media outlets. Throughout his career, Chris has been devoted to exploring the deeper questions surrounding health and wellness. His most recent work is focused on helping people to thrive and flourish even in the midst of chronic illness or other challenging circumstances. He recently launched Adapt Naturals, a supplement line designed to add back in what the modern world has squeezed out and help people perform and feel their best.
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