We are all familiar with Parkinson’s Disease, which is a degenerative disease of the central nervous system that is both chronic and progressive. The most common symptom is trembling of the hands, arms, legs, jaw, and face.
There is no cure for Parkinson’s, but levodopa helps in about three quarters of reported cases. Carbidopa is often combined with the levodopa in order to delay the conversion of the levodopa into dopamine until it reaches the brain.
Here is a story that was related to me recently about Parkinson’s. I will leave it up to the person to tell the story in her own words (with a few minor corrections).
“I have had Parkinson’s for about 8 years, and the Disease has steadily progressed. A friend offered me a sample of alkaline ionized water in April of 2009, after telling me that there was evidence that Parkinson’s patients had been helped by the water. I liked the taste and texture, so I began to drink it every day.
Prior to drinking the water, I was a member of a bowling team. I was not very good, but I enjoyed it. I was always worried about falling as I had been experiencing dizzy spells and had problems with my coordination. I never fell but there were plenty of times that I thought I would.
Once I began to drink ionized water, I noticed positive changes. It was hard for me to believe, because I have had the disease for so long, but my symptoms began to improve. I finished the bowling season in May, and my ability to move around with confidence improved each week. My score didn’t improve much, but my enjoyment of the game increased. I found myself able to move to the ball return and deliver the ball with confidence. That may not sound like a big thing to people who don’t suffer from Parkinson’s, but it made a huge difference to me.
I recently purchased my own water ionizer for convenience, and to take advantage of the water being as fresh as possible. It is important to drink the water fresh, as the ORP is the most effective when the water first comes out of the machine. You learn this stuff as you go.
Recently I visited my doctor at the University of Miami. I told him of the positive developments once I started drinking the water. He told me that if I wasn’t his patient, he would have a hard time diagnosing me with Parkinson’s. He said that I was certainly no longer the typical Parkinson’s patient. He requested that I send him a link about the water and of course I obliged.
Every day I seem to be improving. My hope in sharing this letter is that others may experience similar improvements, and of their symptoms and the quality of life for them will improve like mine.”
I would like to thank the lady from Florida for sharing her story. It is great to hear every success story, and hopefully this forum will allow others to learn from her experience.
This story provides yet another example of a physician learning about the benefits of the water from a patient. While many doctors choose not to listen to anyone except their pharmaceutical reps, it is encouraging that some are willing to listen and learn. I believe that it is inevitable that doctors will learn more and more about the water as the evidence of the benefits can’t be ignored. Doctors may never be able to prescribe the water due to potential repercussions from the College of Physicians, but that doesn’t prevent a physician from suggesting that their patients do some independent research.
Don’t be afraid to tell your physician your story. The more the doctors hear from us, the more likely they will be to take the time to learn. One way or another, the word will spread over time, but it would sure help if the people that we trust with our most private issues would also trust us.
Once again, the disclaimer:
The author of this article is not a physician. All comments made in this article are the opinion of the author, or the opinions of those that have provided the information, and are not intended as advice.
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