Smoking History May Not Be Linked to Parkinson’s

Smoking History May Not Be Linked to Parkinson’s

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Smoking History May Not Be Linked to Parkinson’s

Smoking history may not influence the severity of symptoms in Parkinson’s disease, a small study suggests. Moreover, in some individuals, exposure to cigarette smoke may worsen motor symptoms, which could lead patients to quit smoking and explain why smoking is more common among people without the disease. The study, “Influence of current and previous smoking on current phenotype in Parkinson’s disease,” was published in the Journal of Neurological Sciences. Research has linked smoking with a decreased…

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