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Does Parkinson’s disease begin in the gut? New research suggests it does 

Among patients who got a truncal vagotomy - which removes the vagus nerve from contact with the stomach, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, small intestine and proximal colon - many years of follow-up showed that Parkinson's disease was 22% less common than it was among people in the comparison group.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears
This sounds like the early days of treatment of angina by cutting the vagus nerve.  A far better approach would be to reduce the levels of inflammation coming from an inflamed gut.

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