December 16, 2021

More Exercise Is Associated with Lower Mortality Among People with Parkinson's Disease

New findings from JAMA Neurology reported that physical activity, regardless of intensity, is associated with reduced all-cause mortality among individuals with Parkinson's disease. Those who began to exercise after their diagnosis also had lower all-cause mortality than those who did not do physical activity.

Kelvin Chou, M.D.

Clinical Professor, Neurology
Clinical Professor, Neurosurgery
Associate Chair of Neurology, Faculty Development
Co-Division Chief, Parkinson's Disease & Related Movement Disorders