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Can exercise help depression?
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In brief: Yes
Aerobic exercise is helpful in diminishing depressive symptoms.
You should aim for 60 minutes daily.

In brief: Yes
Aerobic exercise is helpful in diminishing depressive symptoms.
You should aim for 60 minutes daily.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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Dr. Kira Stein
Psychiatry
In brief: Absolutely!
Depression is a reflection of brain cell dysfunction.
Cardiovascular exercise increases blood flow to the brain and increases brain activity as a result. Moreover, research suggests that exercise causes the expression of anti-depressant-like genes.

In brief: Absolutely!
Depression is a reflection of brain cell dysfunction.
Cardiovascular exercise increases blood flow to the brain and increases brain activity as a result. Moreover, research suggests that exercise causes the expression of anti-depressant-like genes.
Dr. Kira Stein
Dr. Kira Stein
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