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Your Brain on Exercise

The United States leads the world in the consumption of antidepressants and mood altering drugs. The number of people that are consuming them on a daily basis is staggering and continues to grow.  What is even more alarming is that the average age that these drugs are being prescribed is getting younger and younger...

What can be done to slow or even reverse this trend? Exercise! Exercise is a tremendous effect on the mood and the whole neurological system. Does it matter what kind of exercise you do? Well, that's debatable. Some scientists believe that movement in and of itself is beneficial. Others believe that certain of movement is more beneficial to certain age groups.  What they ALL agree on is that movement is ESSENTIAL to maintaining your mental health and well being.

Check out this TED Talk by neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki on the mind changing benefits of exercise!


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