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Walking is one of the easiest ways to help improve health. Can it be used to relieve stress?
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Dr. Steven Reidbord
Psychiatry
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In brief: Of course
As low-impact exercise, walking is both physically and psychologically healthy.
Physical exercise can "work off" stress hormones, tense and relax muscles, and give physically pleasant sensations. In addition, you get the benefits of fresh air, new scenery, and possibly casual social interactions, all of which may relieve stress.

In brief: Of course
As low-impact exercise, walking is both physically and psychologically healthy.
Physical exercise can "work off" stress hormones, tense and relax muscles, and give physically pleasant sensations. In addition, you get the benefits of fresh air, new scenery, and possibly casual social interactions, all of which may relieve stress.
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