Parkinsons and bp.

Q: Is there a relationship to Parkinsons disease & High Blood Pressure?

A: Studies have shown that Parkinson’s disease affects more than just brain cells. It also affects cells in the sympathetic nervous system. Also, drugs used to treat Parkinson’s disease affect blood pressure. Because of both of these, many people with Parkinson’s experience dizziness when they stand up due to low blood pressure. To read more about this go to this article from The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

Further Reading:
Blood Pressure and Parkinson’s Disease: A Link? –

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