Depression treatment can involve everything from talk therapy to medication, but exercise can be an important part of a patient's treatment. Simply being physically active can naturally reduce anxiety levels and help other treatments take root quickly.
Physical activity is an acknowledged way of beating the blues. The precise reasons why this is the case are still being discovered. We know that exercise increases the flow of hormones known as endorphins around the body. Endorphins have the effect of making you feel good. That aside, there is often a social element to some sporting activities and…