A role for viral infections in Parkinsons etiology

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http://www.neuronalsignaling.org/content/2/2/NS20170166

I thought this paper was fascinating and elucidates the roles HSV, Influnenza and Coxsackie B viruses may play in the disease with their affinities for nervous system tissue.

I think much of it is even applicable to ME/CFS as I believe it is somewhat of a waste basket diagnosis and upstream of many eventual neurodegenerative conditions.

Interestingly, many of my symptoms mirror those of early Parkinsons that developed following a bout of suspected meningitis/encephalitis as a result of contracting HSV and possibly Coxsackie.
 

DoggerFisher

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I can't read the paper right now but am alarmed that I now have symptoms very similar to my mother who has Parkinsons including a hand clenching thing and cramps and bladder issues and spinal issues. Not sure what to do. If I did not have ME diagnosis I feel these would be something I"'d take to GP but I know I will not be heard. They seem to try and climb out of the window as I come in the door.