During sports, many people often feel a lot better, sometimes even almost healthy. But immediately after sports, the symptoms may increase slightly over a short period of time as the body naturally consumes the dopamine. In order to make sport possible, additional medication may be taken prior to sports - in consultation with the neurologist. The same when it comes to additional medication after the sports if the symptoms are temporarily worse. Regularly exercising is beneficial for people with Parkinson’s: it helps to reduce the motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease and may have effects like partly dopaminergic medicine. Experts say that regular sports is also beneficial for a number of non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s such as sleep or depression – however, this must be further scientifically investigated. But the conclusion is that exercise does not aggravate the disease.


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