Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease is a neurodegenerative brain disorder caused by a decrease in dopamine produced in the area of the brain called the substantia nigra.  Symptoms can include abnormal movement activity, cognitive abnormalities, and even psychotic symptoms like visual hallucinations. Primary Parkinsonism These unavoidable causes include genetic predisposition and certain illnesses such as Wilson disease, Huntington’s … Continue reading

New from Dr. Sprouse! – Your Environmental Minute

I am pleased to be a part of an exciting new venture on the internet. It’s called YOUR ENVIRONMENTAL MINUTE. The subject of the ENVIRONMENT has been a hot topic for decades. Lately, increased levels of air pollution and health issues such as asthma, diabetes and lung disease have been in the headlines. And because … Continue reading

Beware the Health Consequences of Mold Exposure!

Indoor mold contamination can cause serious health problems. Indoor water leaks from broken pipes, damaged roofs, poorly sealed windows, basement flooding, etc. create optimal conditions for mold to grow.  Indoor mold thrives in cool, moist, dark places. Hurricanes  Sandy, Irene,  Rita, and Katrina dumped thousands of gallons of water inland,  causing severe water damage to … Continue reading

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