Seattle Integrative Medicine, 5322 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105, US

The Scent of Parkinsonism

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ParK-9 Dog detection of Parkinson's

Parkinsonism is a metabolic disease and individuals with Parkinsonism produce a characteristic scent, or aromatic cloud.

We have trained two dogs to identify the scent of Parkinsonism from an earwax sample. 

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How does it work?

You send in earwax (seriously) and our trained dogs signal if your biological sample emits a  scent common to individuals with Parkinsonism. The dogs walk up and down the tracks, signaling when they find the scent.

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If positive, we'll teach you to slow it.

Individuals who are ParK-9 positive will receive a free information packet on strategies for slowing and preventing motor disease.