Bicycling and Exercise May Curb Parkinson's Symptoms
from The Washington Post
Exercise of any sort has long been known to be helpful for Parkinson's. Before the development of effective drug therapy in the '60s, patients often improved with any exercise, even the act of folding laundry, according to Michael Okun, national medical director of the National Parkinson's Foundation, which emphasizes exercise as an important tool to fight the disease. Daily cycling and hard rowing, plus weight training twice a week with a personal trainer is the type of workout that is intriguing researchers.
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