More pieces to the puzzle about getting a more stable supply of levodopa to the brain
Daily controlled inhibition of CYP3A4 using grapefruit juice in this trial produced considerable attenuation of Parkinson's disease symptoms ...
Doctors use levodopa responsiveness to diagnose, but a new report today says a specific gut bacteria prevents it from getting to the brain
I often feel I am sometimes unresponsive to levodopa. I wonder if these bacteria come and go....
Simon and Mucuna Pruriens
Simon of Science of Parkinsons fame, wrote the following about Mucuna Pruriens. I'm pretty disturbed by this as I'm a MP taker and somewhat p...
Improving the Bio-availability of Levodopa
This is a simplified version of my research into how L-Dopa is metabolised in humans and my current understanding of how its duration in the ...
The Wonders of the Mucuna Bean
To quote Dr. Maldonado, from Chapter 6 of his book, Mucuna and Parkinson’s Disease: Treatment with Natural Levodopa - “ To date, 50 substance...
Hello! Could you please give ideas how to control dyskinesia from long term levodopa usage?...
Who's taking Grapefruit juice and does it help you ?
It's now 2 months since I posted my article on the inhibition of Cytochrome P450 enzymes by Grapefruit juice and it's likely effect on improv...
The Metabolism of L-Dopa - Are Cytochrome P450 enzymes being ignored?
This is my second paper on the subject of Cytochrome P450 enzymes in Parkinson's disease and represents a significant update on the first dra...
Awful lot of levodopa for such a short disease duration
Anyone on 6 x Carbidopa Levodopa 25/100 mg, less than 2 years after diagnosis? My neuro is increasing my c/l from 1 tablet 3 x a day to 2 tab...
Transitioning from aNOW product for my levodopa to a purer levodopa and I sense a loss of some benefit in the absence of the NOW caps
I have seen Posts that claim there is benefit from taking naturally sourced levodobo that Contains ingredients beyond the desired levodopa. I...
I was dx April 2018 with Parkinson’s by a Movement Specialist. I am tremor dominate on my dominate side....
Any tried this? If so does it work?...
Why should not we increase L-Dopa bioavailability in the Brain
After watching this video you will find out why you shouldn’t manipulate the L Dopa bioavailability in the brain. youtu.be/_eq28PCvfs...
Does Magnesium, especially L-Threonate cancels out levadopa effect?
Hi, My PD friend has leg / foot cramp and I suggested Magnesium, but she said it cancels out levodopa ( c/l )....
Age old question: does PD or L/C cause Dyskinesia?
I know there are recent studies out there that say that L/C doesn't - that PD's progression does. So someone just diagnosed might as well sta...
I'm 75 years old and was first diagnosed with PD by a neurologist about 15 years ago. ) Anyway, my ultimate goal is to eliminate completely, ...
My Protocol for Parkinson's
I mix 3 tablespoon scoops of each one of these into a plastic cylindrical shape container and blend together by shaking it up ( dry that is )...
Mucana vs Sinemet
My husband was diagnosed five years ago with PD. He is 75....
WHY IS CARBIDOPA USED IN COMBINATION WITH LEVODOPA IN DRUGS SUCH AS SINEMET?
here is another link to that subject which expands on that specific topic and answers some important questions that I have seen about the us...
LEVODOPA VERDICT: Start Early/Late = Same Outcomes
" Doctors often delay prescribing levodopa, or L-dopa, to Parkinson's patients for fear that the drug might have toxic effects that produce j...
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