Walking and Depression

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Will walking help my depression?

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The benefits of regular walking go beyond the physical and touch every area of your life not the least of which is your brain. The British Journal of Sports Medicine reported a research study showing that walking 30 minutes a day can improve depression faster than antidepressants. And the more steps you take during the day, the better your mood. You can thank endorphins, our body's natural painkillers, for that.

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