Mental Benefits of Exercise – reposted from KARP

The physical benefits of regular exercise, including increased strength and a lower susceptibility to disease, are well known. But most are still not aware of the proven neurological, psychological, and emotional benefits of an old-fashioned sweat session. For starters, here are four marvelous mental benefits of exercise: Workouts Can Be Relaxing…no, really! When you reserve […]

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Depression associated with back pain

Back problems affect one in 11 Australians, with many suffering persistent pain. Australians living with back problems are 2.5 times more likely to experience a depressive disorder than the wider population, according to a report released today by the government’s Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). One in 11 Australians had back problems in […]

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