Constipation and the Gut in Parkinson's
With Cherian Karunapuzha, MD (Dr. K)
12 pm Mountain Daylight Time
(11 am PDT, 1 pm CDT, 2 pm EDT)
Studies show as many as 80% of people with Parkinson’s experience constipation. Constipation is defined as fewer than three bowel movements per week. One of the effects Parkinson’s has on the autonomic nervous system seems to be the slowing down of food through the gastrointestinal tract, which can result in constipation. In this webinar, Dr. K will take a deep dive into the gut and how you can best manage your bowel and urinary symptoms to live well with Parkinson’s.
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People with Parkinson's refer to Dr. Karunapuzha as Dr. "K" at the Meinders Center for Movement Disorders in Oklahoma City where he is a Movement Disorder Specialist. Dr. K received his Fellowship and Residency from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He is American Board Certified in both Psychiatry and Neurology.