Exercise and your mood

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Exercise has great benefits for your physical health but did you know it can benefit your mental health too? When you exercise your brain releases chemicals like endorphins, adrenaline, serotonin and dopamine, which work together to make you feel good.

Exercise on its own is not a cure for depression but research has shown that exercise can be as effective as medication for mild to moderate depression. The most prescribed antidepressants are SSRI drugs which work by increasing the amount of serotonin in your system.

A lot of us think we're too busy for exercise but that's just prioritizing som...

 

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