Running can cure depression and anxiety!

Recent studies have shown a link between exercise and reduced depression. A 2011 survey of 11 previous studies, for example, found that exercise appeared to be a significant help to those with depression and suggested doctors begin incorporating it into treatment plans. “I view balanced exercise as an important component in treating anxiety, depression and other mental-health disorders,” she said. “If clients are depressed, I educate them that the two best self-help strategies are exercise like running and social support. For anxious clients, I teach them how exercise helps reduce worry, panic and other symptoms.” says Jennifer Carter, a clinical assistant professor of family medicine and the director of sport psychology at Ohio State University,

posted Wednesday May 2nd