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Does incidental exercise actually help?

Does incidental exercise actually help?

We all know that regular exercise is good for us but in Huntington's, research indicates there is even more reason to make it a priority. ECU and global research indicates that exercise may play a role in slowing the progression or the onset of the disease. But...

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Different types of therapy for Huntington’s Disease

Different types of therapy for Huntington’s Disease

It’s important to remember that everyone’s needs and capabilities are different so training may vary for each user but all exercise aim to prevent falls, promote body control, build coordination and more. Together with regular exercises you and your PT can work on:

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Brain training isn’t for everyone.

Is Brain Training for everyone? Well no, not in the traditional sense. But it also depends what you classify as brain training. For some, it's crossword puzzles, sudoku, memory games or meditation. Here's a pretty comprehensive list of things that you may find useful...

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ImpactHD isn’t just for the gene positive or symptomatic!

A small study published online through Psychoneuroendocrinology, has suggested that regular exercise helps reduce the stress levels of people caring for relatives with Alzheimer's or other dementia. The study goes on to say that regular exercise can also improve the...

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Laughter is the best…calorie burner?

No doubt, you've seen or heard the old adage that "laughter is the best medicine!", well we're here to bring you some bad news. But it's not ALL bad! We know that sometimes laughter just doesn't cut it to treat all illnesses, but is it possible that laughing burns...

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How does exercise affect gut health?

Recent studies have shown that exercise can have a positive impact on gut health. Although more research is still needed in this area, a new relationship between gut microbiota and physical activity has been identified. Physical activity can help gut health by:  ...

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A third of Aussies aren’t getting enough exercise

A recent SBS article has shared some dire news with Australia! Well the verdict is in, according to new research by the World Health Organisations - almost one third of Australian's aren't getting enough exercise. Coming in at 97 out of 168 countries, over 30% of...

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