The journal JAMA Psychiatry has published a shocking study, researchers from Massachusetts General hospital in Boston (USA). Doctors have found that daily physical activity reduces the risk of depression. They came to this conclusion after analyzing the figures more than 600 thousand people, some of whom wore accelerometers – portable counters measure the number of movements. In addition to this account of the medical history of study participants. Also determined overall health and a number of genetic parameters.
What is depression?
Depression is a serious disease in which a person for a long time (at least two weeks) feels depressed, he loses interest in activities that previously brought pleasure, but also can not do daily things.
Interesting fact, depression develops in women more often than men.
Symptoms and signs
Factors definition of depression:
loss of interest,
the inability to experience joy
the decrease of vital energy, passivity,
drowsiness or insomnia,
loss of appetite,
guilt or despair,
thoughts of suicide.
The shocking results of the study showed that physically active people who wore accelerometers, almost did not suffer from depression. It was also determined that while the relationship between sport and the development of the disease does not affect genetics.
Scientists explained that the secret is to be active all day. Only fifteen minutes of Jogging or an hour of work in the garden. It was also noted that it is equally important to go out and to do something. Professor, University of southern California David agus commented on CBS News the results of scientific work and noted that if your heart rate starts with 60 blows, disperse it to 90. By this it is not necessary to sweat and choke on the load, it is important just to move, ” commented CBS News the results of the scientific work Professor at the University of southern California David agus.
We will remind, earlier “Znayu” I wrote about how Suprun teach people to feel better without medication. Also “Znayu” reported poor dog Molly who fell into a depression. Earlier “Znayu” informed about alcohol and tobacco dependence.