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How can exercising help with worrying?

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No doubt about it: It helps you curb stress. Regular aerobic and strengthening exercise is also a very effective way to train your body to deal with stress. If you're not active now or have any health conditions, check in with your doctor and ask if there are any activities you should avoid. Then, start working on becoming more active.

SOURCES:

National Institute of Mental Health: “Anxiety Disorders” and "Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)."

Anxiety Disorders Association of America: “Brief Overview of Anxiety Disorders.”

American Academy of Family Physicians: “Generalized Anxiety Disorder.”

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on September 12, 2020

SOURCES:

National Institute of Mental Health: “Anxiety Disorders” and "Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)."

Anxiety Disorders Association of America: “Brief Overview of Anxiety Disorders.”

American Academy of Family Physicians: “Generalized Anxiety Disorder.”

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on September 12, 2020

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