Depression- Exercise to fight it And Get Better
Posted on August 23, 2016 in Techniques, Wellness
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If you suffer from depression, you are not alone. The fact is that there are people around the globe that are affected by this debilitating disease.

When you are depressed, the chemicals in your brain and other parts of your are out of balance. In order to effectively treat your depression, this situation must be rectified.

Otherwise, the best you can hope for is to mask the symptoms you are experiencing each day with pharmaceutical solutions that may have unwanted side effects. However exercise was found to be the best way to deal with depression on day by day basis.

Screen Shot 2016-06-01 at 5.19.29 PMExercise releases chemicals called endorphins. Endorphins interact with the receptors in your brain that reduce perception of pain. They also trigger a positive feeling in the body, similar to that of morphine. Over time, your body will begin to balance out naturally as long as you continue to keep exercising.

One of the best forms of exercise that you can choose when it comes to treating issues such as depression, anxiety and agoraphobia is yoga. This ancient practice originated in Japan. It has spread globally, helping the people who practice it to find an inner spiritual balance along with increased physical health.

You will find various forms of yoga available, each with a different focus. Talk to your local instructors to find out which courses fit best into your schedule and that will fulfill your needs and meet you at your current level of health. Try to take at least three classes per week to see how that can help. Once you have become comfortable with it, you can even add a Sun Salutation to your morning routine!

Taking care of yourself means addressing and treating every aspect of your health. The right types of exercise, such as yoga, will do that!

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