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Lifestyle tips



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Some useful lifestyle tips


While this disease doesn’t have a cure, there are some methods that can help in preventing early onset and slow down the progression. High level of iron in diet can increase the risk as it may cause oxidative stress, due to body’s reduced ability to break it down. It can affect motor function. Also, low level of vitamin D is also linked with PD. Prolonged low level of vitamin D can increase risk of PD. Comorbidities like Obesity, Diabetes, Cancer and TBI can increase the risk as well. Genetics is also at play in some rare cases. Regular exercise and good diet can reduce the risk.


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Garlic to the rescue


Researchers have found garlic to be showing protective activity in PD models. Organosulfur found in garlic is showing anti-Parkinson’s effects as it target oxidative stress and signalling. However, certain bioactive components display stability issues and adverse effects. Hence, further studies are required to overcome the limitation.


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Exercise and its benefits


Some patients have experienced probable slow down of disease due to exercises. The fast movements of pedalling has been found to be effective. Patient found pedalling for 80 minutes to be useful. This resulted in reduction of tremors, improvement in balance, strength and mobility. Any exercise regimen should be taken up only after consulting the doctor.


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Physical exercise is beneficial


Physical exercises (dance, water-based exercise, endurance exercise, to tai chi, yoga and physiotherapy resulted in mild to large improvement in motor symptoms. Though improvements are sure, the extend of improvements can not be predicted. Any exercise regimen should be taken up only after consulting the doctor.


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Exercise is critical


Exercise, particularly cardiovascular exercise is critical for PD patients. It can help the patients feel better and slow the progression of disease. Sitting for long reduces mobility. Moderate to strenuous exercise for 150 minutes a week is good. This may include walking, jogging, swimming, dance and cycling. Any exercise regimen should be taken up only after consulting the doctor.


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