Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (cont.)
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Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Treatment
At present, there is no cure for progressive supranuclear palsy. The goals of treatment are to effectively manage symptoms (such as walking and swallowing problems) and to maximize safety and quality of life.
Self-Care at Home for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
Individuals with PSP should remain physically, mentally, and socially active as long as they are able.
A balanced diet that includes low-fat protein foods and plenty of fruits and vegetables helps maintain a healthy weight and prevent malnutrition and constipation. An individual with PSP should not smoke, both for health and safety reasons.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/8/2015
Eric R Eggenberger, DO
Robert A Hauser, MD
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
Stephen Berman, MD, PhD
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