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How can periods of rest help manage Parkinson's disease?

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If you have Parkinson's disease, you may need to plan at least one rest period every day. If you have swelling in your feet or ankles, raise your legs when you're resting or sitting for long periods. Avoid working long days. Rest between recreation and leisure activities.

SOURCES:

National Parkinson Foundation: "Activities of Daily Living."

National Parkinson Foundation: "Managing Advanced Parkinson's Disease."

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research: "Living With Parkinson's."

 

Reviewed by Neil Lava on October 21, 2018

SOURCES:

National Parkinson Foundation: "Activities of Daily Living."

National Parkinson Foundation: "Managing Advanced Parkinson's Disease."

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research: "Living With Parkinson's."

 

Reviewed by Neil Lava on October 21, 2018

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