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75-year-old woman battles Parkinson’s disease with boxing

A 75-year-old Belgian woman, Nancy Vanderstraeten, who was named Naciye after settling in Turkey 42 years ago, has been boxing for three years to prevent the progression of her Parkinson’s disease.

COVID-19 has not stopped her from going to the gym to train, as Vanderstraeten is allowed only a few hours out due to restrictions imposed on the elderly above the age of 65. She said she stopped the progression of the disease and started to walk fast and straight thanks to boxing.

Link: https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/75-year-old-woman-battles-parkinsons-disease-with-boxing-161407

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