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The Challenges of Sex and Young Onset Parkinson's Disease

Try physical therapy

Because motor symptoms involve stiffness and slowness of muscles, many partners decide to either refrain from certain activities or seek out a professional to address these symptoms. Physical therapy, for instance, can help young-onset Parkinson's disease patients achieve more flexibility and strength while decreasing the level of pain. Regular exercise has also proven to reduce stiffness in Parkinson’s patients while also improving posture and balance.