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New insights into how exercise can lift mood in depression

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There is growing evidence that exercise can help to treat symptoms of depression and lift mood, although the reasons have been unclear. Now, a new study finds that the body's endocannabinoid system may play a role.

woman exercising with dog

New research helps explain why exercise improves mood.

The researchers propose that a better appreciation of the relationship between exercise, mood, and the endocannabinoid system could result in better treatments for depression.

The study investigated changes in mood and endocannabinoid levels in people with major depression who exercised at different intensities on a stationary bike.


Author: @DailyCupofYoga

Source: medicalnewstoday.com

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