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The Chinese martial art of tai chi could slow down the progression.
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Tai chi is known to benefit physical and mental well being.
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The researchers discovered that the condition progressed at a slower rate.
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They observed fewer falls and less dizziness and back pain in the practitioners.
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Test participants who regularly practiced tai chi deteriorated more slowly.
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Parkinson's disease is a brain disorder that affects the nerves and muscles.
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It progressively causes unintended or uncontrollable movements.
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People with Parkinson's may eventually have difficulties walking and talking.
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Doing tai chi could keep symptoms of Parkinson's at bay for years.
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Prolong the time without disability leading to a higher quality of life.
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