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Using Exercise to Reduce Acute Anxiety

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Jennifer Russell

on 25 April 2011

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Transcript of Using Exercise to Reduce Acute Anxiety

Using Exercise to Reduce Acute Anxiety Some Symptoms
of Acute Anxiety Physical, Mental,
Emotional, and Perceptual Can include muscle tension, restlessness, feeling loss of control, confusion, excessive emotional reactions, and others. Using medicinal treatment only treats the symptoms of anxiety, not the causes. Exercise stimulates chemical release in brain and body that help stabilize mood and ease depression. Exercise can also build confidence, take person's mind off other worries, and get more social interactions. Exercise has been called "a natural stress buster and anxiety reliever." Research shows that as little as 30 minutes of exercise three to five times a week can provide significant anxiety relief. (helpguide.org) Exercise is... "You time"
Healthy: Look better, feel better Compliments both therapy and medication treatment Flexible:
at home,
at a gym,
fits your schedule. a way to take your mind off of things that make you anxious in your day to day. Exercise cannot cure anxiety, but can greatly reduce problems associated with anxiety. Talk to your health care provider about exercise prescriptions according to your medications or other medical history. Exercise is very beneficial in helping acute anxiety because it is an activity you can choose to do and control according to the situation at hand. Making the Case
for Exercise
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