Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Depression and Exercise

People with depression may be one of symptoms of parkinson’s diseases, a disorders nervous systerm (lack of dopamine in your brain cell), a voluntary movement disorders.

Depression is a serious medical illness that involves the brain. Whilst depression can sometimes go away, in many cases it can continue for a long period of time affecting enery levels, productiviy aned close relationship.

Depression on people with parkinson’s disease weaken your immune function against illness .

There are nearly twice as likely to develop Parkinson’s disease for those who were taking antidepressants.

It increases your high blood pressure and causes insomina, sleepless, stress,vivid dreaming, anxiety, depression,slurred speech, loss of taste which are part of emotional disorder of parkinson’s.

Exercises, medication, diet and supplements are the way to release you from depression.
Activiate your exercise daily help you to reduce/ease your depression besides medication and diet .

Exercise regularly reduces your risk of stroke in many ways.

It can lower your blood pressure, increase your level of HDL cholesterol, and improve the overall health of your blood vessels and heart.

It also helps you lose weight and control diabetes, and can reduce stress.Gradually work up to 30 to 45 minutes of activity — such as walking, jogging, swimming or bicycling .
Research has shown that regular exercise benefits people with Parkinson’s disease. Exercise reduces stiffness and improves mobility, posture, balance and gait. Exercise may also reduce depression also.

I have depression for the past of 20 years before I was diagnosed as Parkinson's disease.

My symptoms:

Sadness,Loss of interest or pleasure in activities you used to enjoy,Change in weight,Difficulty sleeping or oversleeping,Energy loss,Feelings of worthlessness,Thoughts of death or suicide.

I am on antidepressants.

No comments: