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From research to real life: smell, sleep, constipation and Parkinson’s

… what do these 3 things have in common? Early detection of PD. New research shows that hyposmia (loosing sense of smell), rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder (RBD), and constipation, may be early Parkinson’s disease manifestations that reflect the underlying alphasynuclein pathology (the degeneration that is happening in the brain!) as well as predict subsequent onset of motor manifestations (Ravina &… Read more »