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Depression and anxiety: Exercise eases symptoms


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  • Website: Mayo Clinic
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Exercise may improve your mood if you have depression or anxiety, and prevent it from coming back. Try to exercise for 30 minutes three to five days a week. Try to find a physical activity that you like to do to help you stay motivated.


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gym, fitness, cardio, weight, strength, physical activity, exercise, gym, activity, sport, walk, run, mental health, depression, anxiety, sad, blue, down

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Rated on: 4/29/2018 8:54:35 PM

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