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Can Exercise Help Parkinson’s Disease?

Can Parkinsons be reversed with exercise? No medical therapy can cure Parkinson’s and while exercise was always shown to help people feel better, it was not generally accepted as a true therapy until recently. Now teams are trying to find out how much exercise helps and just which symptoms it affects.

What is the best exercise for Parkinson’s disease? Which types of exercise are best for Parkinson’s?

How can I slow down the progression of Parkinson’s disease? The Role of Exercise “Movement, especially exercises that encourage balance and reciprocal patterns [movements that require coordination of both sides of your body], can actually slow progression of the disease,” she says.

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Can Exercise Help Parkinson’s Disease

Exercise can help people with Parkinson’s slow the disease and control symptoms. It also has psychological benefits, protecting brain cells and often providing social interaction. Choose activities that are fun so you will stick with them.