According to a study published in the Journal of Neuroscience, exercise reorganizes the brain so that its response to stress is reduced. Anxiety is less likely to interfere with the normal brain function of those who exercise regularly.
The study, which was performed on mice, showed that regular physical activity gives the brain an ability to control its reaction to an extent not observed in the brain of a sedentary mouse. The study pinpointed brain cells and regions of the brain which are vital for anxiety regulation, which may ultimately help us to better understand and treat people living with anxiety disorders.
Regular exercise can also be extremely beneficial with regards to prevention and recovery from illness. Below are just some of the other fascinating health benefits of exercise with regards to major illnesses:
Please note that this post is intended to share information and ideas, as well as to create conversation. Please consult a medical professional before making changes to your lifestyle.