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Faint hope for Parkinson’s sufferers

Up to 50% of Parkinson’s disease sufferers experience a severe drop in blood pressure after eating.

Researchers from the University of Adelaide are looking into what causes this condition, known as postprandial hypotension.

Patient disorientation, falls and injury are often caused by this condition. It is hoped with further understanding that patient risk can be minimised.

Read more at University of Adelaide

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  1. Tom Hennessy


    High fat meals are known to cause low blood flow , one might wonder if the 'type' of meal would make a difference ?

    "Blood Flow to Heart Hampered After High-Fat Meal"
    "Hypotensive Response To Oral Fat"