Brisk walking may improve Parkinson’s symptoms

July 2, 2014 8:17 PM

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Brisk walking may improve Parkinson’s symptoms

For patients with mild-to-moderate Parkinson’s disease, moderate exercise in the form of walking may improve disease symptoms, according to a new study.

In new research published in Neurology, researchers recruited a group of 60 adults with mild-to-moderate Parkinson’s disease. The participants took part in 45-minute moderate-intensity walking sessions, three times a week. The average walking speed was about 2.9 miles per hour and participants exerc...

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