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ISSN (Print): 1381-6128
ISSN (Online): 1873-4286

Review Article

Emerging and Alternative Therapies For Parkinson Disease: An Updated Review

Author(s): Atul Kabra, Rohit Sharma, Ruchika Kabra and Uttam Singh Baghel*

Volume 24 , Issue 22 , 2018

Page: [2573 - 2582] Pages: 10

DOI: 10.2174/1381612824666180820150150

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Parkinson's disease (PD) is standout amongst the most common neurodegenerative malady with unpredictable dynamic pathology. At present, accessible traditional choices for PD have certain impediments of their own, and subsequently persistent consistence and fulfillment are low. Current contemporary treatment options just give symptomatic alleviation constrained control to anticipate malady progression, bringing about poor patient consistence and fulfilment. Numerous rising pharmacotherapies for PD are in various phases of medical improvement. Treatments incorporate adenosine A2A receptor antagonists, anti-apoptotic agents, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, glutamate receptor antagonists, and antioxidants for example, N-acetyl cysteine, edaravone, and coenzyme Q10. Other rising nonpharmacotherapies incorporate microRNAs, viral vector gene therapy, stem cells transglutaminases, RTP801, and glial derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF). Furthermore, surgeries including profound pallidotomy, deep brain stimulation, thalamotomy and gamma knife surgery have developed as elective mediations for cutting edge PD patients who have totally used common medications and still suffer from unrelenting motor symptoms. Complementary and Alternative medicine (CAM) modalities, such as Yoga, acupuncture, Tai Chi, Music therapies are highly practiced in several countries, offer some of the safer and effective treatment modalities for PD. While a few of these treatments hold much assurance in postponing the beginning of ailment and moderating its progression, more pharmacotherapies and careful mediations should be examined in various phases of PD. Therefore, the main objective of our review is to fill the gap between the researches and provide updated and productive information about the research reported in the last couple of years and can fulfil the most reassuring plausibility for encourage treatment of Parkinson Disease.

Keywords: Parkinson disease, depression, dopamine, pharmacotherapies, alternative medicine, Ayurveda.

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