Fighting back against Parkinson's - in the ring

Lesley Stahl and her husband Aaron Latham who has Parkinson's Disease. Aaron is a

Lesley Stahl and her husband Aaron Latham who has Parkinson's Disease. Aaron is a

Great Story Today on "CBS Sunday Morning" by Leslie Stahl, whose husband has Parkinson's and credits the program with improvement in his tremors.

Stretching for Stiffness, Sparring for coordination, Shouting for "soft voice syndrome", Punching for tremors, Footwork for balance

"Dr. Combs-Miller said the high intensity-type exercises can be neuro protective. "It enhances the uptake of the dopamine in the brain. It can improve growth of neurons.

"All the evidence we have now shows that, with exercise, particularly high-intensity exercise, we can improve strength. We can improve their walking ability and their balance and their quality of life. And likely, we're also seeing changes within the brain as well.""

Use this link to watch the video of the segment:

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/fighting-back-against-parkinsons-in-the-ring/3/

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