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I copy news articles pertaining to research, news and information for Parkinson's disease, Dementia, the Brain, Depression and Parkinson's with Dystonia. I also post about Fundraising for Parkinson's disease and events. I try to be up-to-date as possible. I have Parkinson's
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Monday, June 19, 2017

Boxing Classes Prove a Big Hit for People With Parkinson’s Disease


As this report in CBS New York points out, when people think of the relationship between boxing and Parkinson’s disease, they often think cause and effect. However, the truth is many people living with the disease are finding that boxing classes can be extremely 

Parkinson’s patient Jennifer Parkinson, who was diagnosed with the disease at the age of 32, has co-founded an organization called Neuroboxing which helps fellow Parkinson’s sufferers through boxing classes. Jennifer first discovered the benefits of boxing after her own diagnosis when she found that boxing classes minimized the tremor in her hand. She also felt more energetic and could move more easily.
The class also gives participants the opportunity to be part of a community. The support and friendship they get from their fellow boxers spurs them on.
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