Paying special attention to the mind and body help lessen the grip of depression is quickly becoming common knowledge. Therefore, researchers at Rutgers University conducted a study to prove it. Most of all, it shows clearly that combining exercise and meditation practices can help reduce depression significantly.
The study included 22 college students with a depression diagnosis. 30 students did not have a mental health issue. Subjects engaged in a half-hour meditation session. Then, they did a half-hour of aerobic exercise. As a result, 40% of the depressed students saw symptom improvement.
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