About Parkinson's Disease

Complementary Therapies and Parkinson's


Many people with Parkinson’s are also interested in Complementary therapies – that is, non-conventional treatments often based on ancient systems, such as Acupuncture, Aromatherapy and herbal medicine.


Although there is limited scientific evidence about complementary therapies and Parkinson’s, anecdotal evidence suggests that many people with the condition find complementary therapy techniques helpful, especially for relaxation and to reduce stress and depression. 


Remember to consult your doctor before trying any form of complementary therapy. Depending on how Parkinson’s affects you, some techniques may not be suitable and some herbal medicines are contraindicated with medications used to treat Parkinson’s.



Complementary therapies include


Source: www.epda.eu.com 

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