Everyone knows that they need to exercise to be healthy. But what you may not realize is that those health effects extend to your brain. A number of studies have shown that exercise can not only treat depression, but perhaps stop it from happening at all.
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When you exercise, your brain reorganizes itself to handle stress better. 00:15
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