Does exercise help mental health?

Anonymous asked 3 months ago

Does exercise help mental health?

1 Answers

Ramal Lakshan Staff answered 3 months ago

Exercise can help to improve your mental health. I know you’ve heard many times that exercising helps you gain energy and lose weight. But exercise also plays an important role in the wellness of your mind and can reduce anxiety and depression symptoms.
Exercise and Depression:-
We observe from research, Exercise has demonstrated its great help in reducing symptoms of depression and anxiety. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the NICE guidelines recommend implementing physical exercise is the standard treatment of depression. So many people with depression & anxiety feel relaxing, tension-free by doing physical exercises.
Benefits of Excercise:-
Clears your mind
It’s hard to disconnect from our always-connected world nowadays. As long as you turn off your alerts, turn on your music, and focus on what you’re doing, physical activity can help you take your mind off of your worries.
Improves your self-esteem
Exercise and physical activity keep your body fit, which in turns helps to keep your mind fit. When you do things to help improve yourself, you feel better about yourself.
Better sleep
It appears that regular physical activity helps to regulate the two main mechanisms that control the quality of our sleep — circadian and homeostatic rhythms. More exercise means better sleep, which in turn means better mental health.
increase social interaction
While exercise doesn’t have to be a social activity, if you do engage in it socially, you’ll benefit from the social interactions you have during it as well.
A healthy way to cope
There are many ways to cope with the stress in life, but physical activity is one of the healthiest. It can allow you to cope more effectively with life’s frustrations without hurting yourself or others.