liveonearth (liveonearth) wrote,

Dyskinesia in Parkinson's, and the Blue Lens

Neuroleptic drugs act by blocking dopamine receptors (mainly D2 receptors), and can result in dyskinesia similar to what is experienced by people with Parkinson's. For some reason writhing and shaking movements can be stopped in some patients by blue-tinted sunglasses.
Tags: color, dopamine, parkinsons, pharmacology

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