Exercise and Mental Health 101

5 reasons to move your body

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Physical activity is the cheapest, most dependable ‘medication’ for mental health. There are very few circumstances in which a doctor or therapist would be ill-advised to prescribe movement to a patient. Exercise’s role is like no other, being a natural panacea for anxiety and depression. Although it’s not the end-all-be-all, as other medications may also be…




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David Liira, Kin.

David Liira, Kin.

Kinesiologist. Writing on health and the human condition. Clap and I clap back. www.davidliira.com

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