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Aerobic Exercise And Parkinson S
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Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
Does help: No cure, but the russian experience showed that good exercise and physical therapy could stabilize the disease for a while in absence of anti-parkinsonian drugs. We do know when a pt with neurological disease becomes less active, that it is tougher to get going again. So, we do encourage exercise in parkinson's. (oops, I forgot my exercise today!). ...Read more
What exercise can help Parkinson's disease? A loved one has Parkinson's disease and I'm curious as to what kind of physical activity would not only be appropriate, but beneficial as well.
I have Parkinson's and I have been going to work out in the gym to ease the stiffness in my muscles but it seems that when I exercise I am in pain?
Not surprised: Most folks with Parkinson's are not informed by their doctors how painful the disease really is. Cheers to you for going to gym, as exercise indeed vital to control your illness. You might even have a physical therapist check out your program, so you are less uncomfortable. Your medication may need adjustments for optimal success. Movement disorder specialist could really help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have parkinson disease for 40 years and at the same I had a stroke for 6 months. What exercise can I do for my left arm and leg on the move again?
Hi my cardio doctor said I have wolf parkinson white syndrome, now im suffering from migraine and lighthead my familydoctor said I do have migraine since she recmnd flunarizine sibelium 5mg I saw on the internet people with parkinson do not take drug?
WPW: Wolf Parkinson White is a cardiac issue resulting in arrhythmias. Parkinson's is a neurological issue. The two have nothing to do with each other. Follow your doctor's recommendations. She knows what she is doing. ...Read more
I have parkinson's, chronic pain frm numerous low back surgery can only do 30 min of cardio 2x a week, I eat healthy will that b enough 2 lose weight?
Why do you wonder?: Check out these links: http://www. Lifenph. Com http://www. Ninds. Nih. Gov/disorders/normal_pressure_hydrocephalus/normal_pressure_hydrocephalus. Htm http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000752.htm http://www. Webmd. Com/brain/normal-pressure-hydrocephalus ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you tell me in Parkinson's disease, does dopamine loss occur merely in the striatum or does it occur in the s.niagra too?
Pigmented nuclei: The dopamine loss involves predominantly the basal ganglia area, but also involves dorsal vagal nucleus, substantial nigra, and areas of any dopamine interaction within brain and brain stem. But, to be complete, Parkinson's is a multi-neurotransmitter degenerative deficiency syndrome with other neurotransmitter systems involved. ...Read more
In theory, it should: Theoretically, Azilect (rasagiline) (an MAO-B inhibitor) should help with many of the symptoms of Parkinson's for a certain period of time. However, as with all treatments for this disease, they are notoriously unpredictable. I've attached an article which I hope might help. Good luck! Http://www. Reprintsdesk. Com/landing/hf. Aspx? H=523154&hr=716110317&a=1&u=0&r=826399194 ...Read more
Why can t healthy dopaminergic neurons be moved into the area of parkinson s affected neurons to treat parkinson s disease?
Not so simple: Most of the dopaminergic neurons end in the substantia nigra of the midbrain, originating in various deep brain structures. These nerves are already affected by the disease. Unaffected nerves of course still remain but remain connected to brainstem. So outside nerve cells (from another source like stem cells are needed) nerves don't like to be moved around anyway, because they often die. ...Read more
Its relative: The question doesn't really make sense because comparing morbidity of different diseases is impossible. Suffice it to say, infortunately, that there are many bad diseases to suffer from abd that most of them end badly. ...Read more
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