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About Mental Health and Fitness
Mental health can be defined as a combination of three things:
Emotional well-being: the type of mood you do/do not convey to others and yourself
Psychological well-being: contentment of one’s own life
Social well-being: sense of belonging and inclusiveness
Mental health disorders cannot always be physically present when determining if someone has one.
Recently, there have been numerous studies showing the correlation between physical activity and its positive effects on mental health. Although there is still more research needed, the research thus far does show that physical activity can be used in adjunct with medications and other forms of treatment for mental health disorders to produce an even more effective treatment outcome. It has also has been shown that there is a correlation between physical activity and prevention of mental health disorders. Keep reading to learn more!
Maintaining a healthy mental health status can help someone cope with daily stressors, understand and relate to others, and making positive decisions for themselves. There are several different mental health disorders as symptoms and treatment vary. Though, the most commonly mentioned treatment for every mental health disorder is exercise.
Possible Causes of Mental Health Disorders
Mental health concerns stem from family history by inheriting it from a family member.
Traumatic experiences such as abuse can cause mental health issues for someone.
Biologically, someone can end up with mental health issues by the way the brain functions and what chemicals are interacted in the brain. This can happen over time as someone grows older.
About This Website
Throughout this website you are going to learn about some of the most common mental health disorders. The correlation between the effects of exercise and each disorder will also be discussed.
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