According to the British Daily Mail report, a study by the University of Michigan in the United States shows that for people who are suffering from great stress, walking to get rid of depression is more effective than antidepressants and other drugs. A quiet and peaceful environment allows the brain to enter a contemplative state, away from the nuisances of work, and get plenty of rest.
If there is nothing to worry about, it is a good season on earth. Everyone yearns for such an emotion, but how many people can do it? More people are still worried about life: they have a serious illness, loss of loved ones, unemployment, marriage breakup … all kinds of changes make people unhappy, depressed, and even depressed.
Research A study by the University of Michigan in the United States showed that walking for depression is more effective than antidepressants and other drugs for people who are under great stress during difficult times.
According to the British Daily Mail, researchers evaluated 1991 participants from the UK s Healthy Walking Initiative. They found that people who have recently experienced life changes, such as being seriously ill, losing love, divorced, and unemployed, can feel better after walking outdoors.
Professor Sara Wobo of the United States said that people often say that going for a walk is good for relaxation, but there has been a lack of research of this scale to support it.
Walking is a cheap, low-risk, and feasible way to exercise. And it turns out that it can also be a very powerful way to reduce stress.
Results Our results show that participating in some simple outdoor walking group activities can not only improve a person s daily life and positive mood, but also improve non-drug forms such as depression and other serious psychological problems.
A quiet and peaceful environment allows the brain to enter a contemplative state, away from the nuisance of work, and get plenty of rest. Walking in a natural environment, such as woodland, mountains, or walking around a lake, is more relaxing than walking in a city.
Previous research has found that walking can prevent cancer, but also helps prevent obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and lower blood pressure. Studies have also shown that walking for 40 minutes can increase the size of people s brains, improve memory, and prevent Alzheimer s.