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Brisk walking may help

People with mild to moderate Parkinson’s disease who regularly walk for exercise may improve their motor function, mood, tiredness, fitness and some aspects of thinking abilities, according to a study jusy published in the July 2, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Journal Reference:

E. Y. Uc, K. C. Doerschug, V. Magnotta, J. D. Dawson, T. R. Thomsen, J. N. Kline, M. Rizzo, S. R. Newman, S. Mehta, T. J. Grabowski, J. Bruss, D. R. Blanchette, S. W. Anderson, M. W. Voss, A. F. Kramer, W. G. Darling. Phase I/II randomized trial of aerobic exercise in Parkinson disease in a community setting. Neurology, 2014; DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000000644

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