Exercise & Parkinson’s Disease
- Doing 2.5 hours of exercise a week can slow the progression of symptoms.
- Exercise can help manage motor and non motor symptoms including sleep problems, fatigue, mood and mental health.
- Exercise can be as important as medication to help take control and manage symptoms.
- Exercise has not been shown to increase the amount of dopamine in the brain but research does show that it helps it to be used more efficiently.
The Benefits of Cycling in Parkinson’s Disease