Boxing battles Parkinson’s Disease

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An estimated seven to 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson’s disease. Each year, 60 thousand Americans become diagnosed with PD, according to PDF.  PD involves the malfunctions and death of nerve cells in the brain, called neurons. The symptoms continue and unfortunately worsen overtime. Some of these dying neurons produce dopamine. It’s a chemical that send messages to …