According to research from the Harvard Medical School, exercise can help to reduce levels of stress hormones and stimulate the production of mood-boosting endorphins, a type of chemical released in the brain that acts as a natural painkiller and produces feelings of pleasure. Massachusetts General Hospital has proven that exercise protects against depression – a 15-minute jog or 1-hour walk each day reduces the risk of depression by 26%. There is a wealth of research to demonstrate that children who do regular exercise are less likely to suffer from depression. Also, exercise helps to defer fight-or-flight response, reduce aggression and anxiety, and keep claim.
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