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Can walking help my depression?

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Dr. Samuel Miles
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Moderate aerobic exercise can benefit mild to moderate depression.

In brief: Yes

Moderate aerobic exercise can benefit mild to moderate depression.
Dr. Samuel Miles
Dr. Samuel Miles
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Dr. Kira Stein
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Absolutely!

Brisk walking increases blood flow to the brain and increases brain activity, likely reducing inflammation.
Moreover, research suggests that exercise causes the expression of anti-depressant-like genes.

In brief: Absolutely!

Brisk walking increases blood flow to the brain and increases brain activity, likely reducing inflammation.
Moreover, research suggests that exercise causes the expression of anti-depressant-like genes.
Dr. Kira Stein
Dr. Kira Stein
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