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Early-Onset Parkinson’s Causes: Genetic Mutation Associated With Increased Risk For Disease Development

Parkinson's disease is caused by the deterioration of nerve cells in the brain, but it's still not clear what causes these cells to deteriorate in some people and not others. A new study has found a specific gene mutation linked to the early onset of Parkinson's disease.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

As pointed out in the article, the gene mutation is only predictive for patients under the age of 50.  This represents a very small percentage of Parkinson’s patients.  However, Parkinson’s is a neuroinflammatory disease that should be managed effectively by high-dose omega-3 fatty acids to create adequate levels of resolvins.

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