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  • Frequent brain exercises can help prevent dementia
    Other degenerative brain diseases such as Parkinson's disease or Lewy body disease make up ... by monitoring blood pressure and cholesterol levels along with regular exercises. ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-15
  • Exercise Slows Parkinson’s
    Its symptoms usually come on slowly over a period of years. But the long-term impact of Parkinson's disease can be devastating. Thinking as well as moving gets much harder as the disease takes hold. However, sweating and moving can actually help slow down ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-15
  • Heritage Woods of South Elgin Affordable Assisted Living Community is Offering Exercise Classes for People with Parkinson’s Disease
    Heritage Woods of South Elgin, a Gardant affordable assisted living community, hosts a weekly exercise class designed for people with Parkinson’s disease. The classes are held from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. on Thursdays. The community, which is located at 700 N. ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-14
  • Are Pilates Good for Parkinson’s Disease?
    I am not aware of any research on Pilates and Parkinson's that specifically addresses these symptoms, but that doesn't mean it can't help. For improvement of balance, I suggest that you do standing exercises as part of your Pilates workout, whether you are ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-14
  • Owatonna SeniorPlace hosts educational meeting on Parkinson’s disease
    ... decades and decades before diagnosis (of Parkinson’s), so we can see Parkinson’s before it ever shows its face.” Of course, it’s pivotal to remember that exercise remains “the only treatment proven to slow the progression” of Parkinson’s ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-12
  • Less sitting and more moving: Parkinson’s support group starts in West Knoxville
    Medicine, therapy and exercise are ways to combat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease and so are emotional and social support. That's the purpose of a new West Knoxville Parkinson's support group. Exercise is part of it, including muscle stretches and reaches. ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-12
  • Class changing the lives of Parkinson’s patients
    CRANBERRY TWP — A class at the Rose E. Schneider Family YMCA is changing the lives of people with Parkinson's disease. Delay the Disease is an exercise and mobility program that helps people with Parkinson's disease manage their symptoms through a ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-12
  • Parkinson’s support group to meet July 18
    BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Area Parkinson's Support Group will meet Tuesday, July 18, at 1:30 p.m., in the Windsong Senior Living Theater, 1010 Anne St. NW. The meeting will feature exercise, discussion and sharing. Open to anyone with Parkinson's disease ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-12
  • Ask the Expert: Learn more about Parkinson’s disease and treatment for it
    The exercises are specifically tailored to address the unique movement impairments found in Parkinson’s, as well as additional exercises, specific to each individual, based on their interests. The exercises are both intensive and complex, with many ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-12
  • Seven MARSOC Raiders Among Troops Killed in KC-130 Crash
    Diego Hernandez, a vice admiral who commanded the Navy's Third Fleet, died at 83 of complications from Parkinson's disease ... for a pre-deployment training exercise ahead of a future deployment to the Middle East, Mannweiler said. The training exercise ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-11
  • Parkinson’s patients fight disease with their fists
    Multiple researchers found exercise that focuses on agility, balance and strength training benefits Parkinson's patients, not only with their physical health, but neurologically. They believe this type of class might actually slow the disease progression ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-06
  • Man with Parkinson’s disease gives inspirational run through ‘American Ninja Warrior’ course
    Choi was diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson's disease at 27 years old. According to the YouTube video, Choi learned that exercise helps manage the disease and began running in marathons. He's completed 13 so far. Choi ran the course in honor of Team Fox ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-05
  • Health Beat: Exercise slows Parkinson’s
    PORTLAND, Ore. - Eight years ago, Steve Holland didn't know much about his next opponent. He only knew its name: Parkinson's disease. "I knew it stole the ability to walk, balance, speaking," Holland said. "Parkinson's hits you in so many different ways. ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-04
  • Man With Parkinson’s Competes On American Ninja Warrior Course
    Fox Foundation. According to the National Parkinson Foundation, exercise is not only beneficial for people living with Parkinson's, it is vital. In fact, researchers note Parkinson's patients who increase their exercise to 2.5 hours a week slow down the ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-04
  • My Fuzzy Friend: Clyde the cat is perfect companion for owner with Parkinson’s disease
    Why he is my friend: I have Parkinson's disease and spend much of my time in my ... Tricks: Stands on his hind legs. Opens closed doors. •Exercise: Running at full speed through the house and up and down the stairs; and chasing the laser light. ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-03
  • Parkinson’s support group gets a little financial help
    The money will go towards educational materials and other activities for people with Parkinson's Disease, such as exercise classes. The money is truly appreciated, Arcand said. The local support group is now preparing for it's Superwalk on Sept. ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-02
  • Stalling Parkinson’s disease symptoms
    Even playing piano exercises fine motor movements in the hands and the mind of Parkinson's patients like Dan Maxwell. Dr. Horak says, "We hope it's challenging a number of things. We'd like to be challenging balance and gait and challenging cognition at ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-06-28
  • Our Heroes: North Staffordshire branch of Parkinson’s UK helps dozens cope with condition
    Parkinson's disease sufferers have been meeting up on a weekly ... Users of the group – which meets every Wednesday for just over three hours – can enjoy exercise classes and games at Red Street Community Centre. Now the ardent band of 15 have been ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-06-26
  • Arkansas man boxes to fight Parkinson’s disease
    "I get depressed," Bud said. He boxes because doctors told him exercise is the second best thing to help with Parkinson's. His medicine comes first. On Wednesday, he wore a black tank top, blue shorts and white gym shoes. Barbara is his cornerman ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-06-24
  • Study suggests that Parkinson’s could be an autoimmune disease
    The team examined blood samples from 67 Parkinson's disease patients and 36 healthy controls after exposing them to fragments of damaged alpha-synuclein, along with other proteins found in the neurons. This exercise allowed them to see which, if any ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-06-22
  • Fighting Parkinson’s together
    Charlie and Jan have visited local Parkinson's support groups to explain the Rock Steady Boxing program and to enlist their first participants -- who began their exercise regimens this week. The program is only for sufferers of Parkinson's disease. ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-06-19
  • 59 marathons ago, Rhonda-Lee Foulds was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease
    Rhonda-Lee Foulds was 36, a runner and the mother of three active little boys when she was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1999 ... What gets in the way of my exercise? I ran a quad (four marathons in four days) over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-06-16
  • Program Delays Nursing Home Admission in Parkinson’s
    VANCOUVER — A multidisciplinary rehabilitation program for patients with Parkinson's disease (PD ... "We are at the forefront of talking about exercise, using physiotherapy, occupational therapy, and speech language pathology for our patients, and ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-06-15
  • Professionals say being active is a great way to help with Parkinson’s disease
    Even playing piano exercises fine motor movements in the hands and the mind of Parkinson’s patients like Dan Maxwell. “We hope it’s challenging a number of things. We’d like to be challenging balance and gait and challenging cognition at the same ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-06-14
  • How Does A Single Exercise Session Benefit The Brain?
    "Exercise interventions are currently being used to help address everything from cognitive impairments in normal aging, minimal cognitive impairment (MCI), and Alzheimer's disease to motor deficits in Parkinson's disease and mood states in depression. ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-06-13
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