High Levels of Zinc Found in Hair of Parkinson’s Patients with Depression, Psychiatric Symptoms, Study Says

High Levels of Zinc Found in Hair of Parkinson’s Patients with Depression, Psychiatric Symptoms, Study Says
Parkinson’s disease patients with either depression or psychiatric symptoms such as hallucinations, confusion, or illusion may have higher levels of the mineral zinc in their hair, researchers report. Their study, “Higher zinc concentrations in hair of Parkinson’s disease are associated with psychotic complications and depression,” was published in the Journal of Neural Transmission. Besides the typical motor symptoms, Parkinson’s patients ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2019-07-17By Catarina Silva