Meditation, Yoga, and Exercise in Parkinson’s

Journey with Parkinson's

smoky.mountains“There are moments of frustration in life. You must build good relations to support you in these moments. You must also learn to courage yourself and decide to stay determined in life.”  Lailah Gifty Akita

Introduction: Parkinson’s is a central nervous system disorder that usually presents with neurodegenerative and movement issues.  In managing Parkinson’s, we should work to release/relieve mental stress, to stretch/relax tight muscles, and to strengthen our bodies through frequent exercise.

This post revolves around 3 areas to help alleviate some of the painful and physical issues associated with Parkinson’s: meditation, yoga and exercise [Please note that the views expressed here are my own and they are not meant as medical advice. Please consult with your physician before starting a new exercise/yoga routine.].  I have been a life-long exerciser, in fact, since 7 years of age I remember doing some form of daily exercise.  At 61 years…

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