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Alan Alda on how he keeps Parkinson’s symptoms at bay

Alan Alda makes certain to remain lively in quarantine to assist stave off his Parkinson’s symptoms.

The 84-year-old “M*A*S*H” star, who’s at the very best threat for contracting COVID-19 given his age and underlying well being situations, depends on train to maintain him sturdy regardless of his battles.

“I started to train. Lots of people hear they’ve Parkinson’s and get depressed and panicky and don’t do something, simply hoping it’ll go away,” he informed AARP journal. “It’s not going to, however you’ll be able to maintain off the worst symptoms.”

He continued, “Motion helps: strolling, biking, treadmills. But additionally particular issues: I transfer to music quite a bit. I take boxing classes from a man skilled in Parkinson’s remedy. I do a full exercise particularly designed for this illness. It’s not the top of the world once you get this analysis.”

Whereas quarantining together with his spouse, Arlene, at their dwelling on Lengthy Island, the couple have been going on socially distanced walks with their buddies to maintain transferring.

“I’m having a very good time, beneath the circumstances,” he stated.

Alda introduced in July 2018 that he was identified with Parkinson’s, a progressive dysfunction that impacts the nervous system. There isn’t a treatment for it.

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