Coping with depression – Will running help?
For those of us who are living with depression and anxiety, running can help relieve the effects of this mental illness. Which is why many people now say, “Running is my therapy“.
Studies have shown that aerobic exercise can be as effective as antidepressants in treating mild to moderate depression.
The main form of treatment for depression has been and is still currently medication and psychotherapy, but there is a growing trend for another and third type of treatment – exercise.