How Often Do You Exercise?
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|Wed, 01-09-2013 - 1:56pm|
We all know that exercise is a very important component when it comes to physical health, but what is the connection between exercise and depression relief?
When we exercise, it isn’t only a means to stretch and tone muscle groups and cut down on excess fat formation; exercise has a profound impact on hormone levels—particularly cortisol and serotonin.
To a new mom experiencing symptoms of postpartum depression, words like “cortisol” and “serotonin” may not mean much, but they actually play a key role in depression.
Do you exercise regularly? When you are able to exercise, do you feel it helps?