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Diseases reference index «Exercise and stress reduction»

Question:

Can exercise help reduce a person's stress level?

Answer:

Yes. Research has found that there are mental health benefits from exercise, including reduced stress and increased confidence for those who exercise regularly -- even 20 minutes a day. Exercise helps you improve your overall health. It also reduces your risk of developing chronic (life-long) conditions such as heart disease, and may help prevent dementia and some forms of cancer.

Alternative Names

Stress reduction and exercise

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