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Beating down symptoms of Parkinson's disease

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (WFLX) - Boxing legend Muhammad Ali may have been diagnosed with parkinson's disease, but now doctors have found new hope for treating the disease, through the sport he loved so much.

Ironically, some patients with young onset Parkinson's disease have found that training like a boxer can actually help beat down some of their symptoms.

Specialists credit strength training, along with a balance and reflex workout to combat the difficulties that come along with the disease.

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