As a toddler I used to get up to all sorts of mischief apparently and was forever putting strange things in my mouth and then proceeding to ingest them. The list includes eating soil and sand ,drinking some brake fluid I found , licking a paint brush clean of emulsion paint and sucking the pink phosphorus from every single match in a box of matches. These are all things that have been recounted to me. If the genetic form of Parkinson's is triggered by chemicals perhaps this is why i developed the condition aged 7 . I began on Sinemet aged 9.