Exercise to Treat Depression
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|Mon, 07-29-2013 - 9:19am|
Therapists have been saying it for years: Getting some exercise can relieve the symptoms of depression, such as persistent feelings of sadness, irritability, loss of interest in doing things you usually enjoy and insomnia or excessive sleeping. Past studies have confirmed that over time, regular exercise can be nearly as effective as antidepressants, prompting the American Psychiatric Association to prescribe regular workouts as a viable treatment for depression.
Could Exercise Treat Depression as Much as Antidepressants?- http://www.ivillage.com/stop-depression-regular-exercise/4-a-542649
Do you get exercise regularly? Do you feel as if it helps with your depression?