MNT | Reduced depression risk among the physically active

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It is estimated that around 1 in 10 adults in the US report some form of depression. But a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry suggests that symptoms of depression could be prevented or reduced by engaging in physical activity three times a week. This is not the first study to suggest a link between physical activity and reduced depression. In 2013, for example, Medical News Today reported on a study published in The Cochrane Library, which also suggested that exercise can reduce depressive symptoms. Continue.