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Sense of Smell May Be a Vital Clue for Exercise Levels in Parkinson's Disease
Date:5/15/2013

Staten Island, NY (PRWEB) May 15, 2013

Most people with Parkinson’s Disease are unaware that they are losing their sense of smell. However, according to Dr. Ben Weinstock, a local physical therapist, a poor sense of smell could signal something much worse: a loss of nerve cells in the heart. Recent studies have shown that the loss of specific brain cells that process odors has a close correlation with the loss of cardiac neurons in Parkinson’s Disease. "If that loss is severe enough, the additional stress of exercise could lead to a wide range of complications, such as fatigue, fainting, abnormal heart rhythms, even sudden death,” said Dr. Weinstock. “There are numerous benefits of exercise in Parkinson’s. An important aspect of physical therapy is to enhance the exercise experience by minimizing the risks and complications.”

In the United States alone, the financial costs of Parkinson’s Disease run into billions of dollars. With the aging of the population, these numbers are expected to double in coming years. Reducing complications could improve the quality of life for people with the disease, in addition to being be a huge money-saver.

Weinstock, founder of Weinstock Physical Therapy, PC, uses the University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test (UPSIT), known commercially as the Smell Identification Test. It has been tested on thousands of patients worldwide and used in hundreds of scientific studies. The results of UPSIT, in conjunction with other tests, gives clues as to how much the heart may be involved in Parkinson’s Disease.

A common misconception about Parkinson’s Disease is that it is only a movement dis
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