Exercise Negative Effects

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Exercise is a helpful tool for a better life. It improves mood, behavior, work ethic, and most of all health. Due to the statistic stated above, there are many health problems associated with today's kids. Also, there are many uncured diseases and disorders in the world today such as major depressive disorder, dementia, and Parkinson’s disease. All these are very serious conditions that can take over a person's entire life. There are multiple treatments to help improve the effects of these diseases, but none are as effective as the use of exercise. Positive and negative effects of exercise both influence the human brain. When participating in an activity, endorphins are released into your body. Definition of Endorphin: Any of a group of peptides…show more content…
Definition of major depression disorder (MDD): A mood disorder having a clinical course involving one or more episodes of serious psychological depression, lasting two or more weeks each with no intervening episodes of mania.-Merriam Webster Dictionary. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States. Anxiety disorders are highly treatable, yet only 36.9% of those suffering receive treatment. Treatments are expensive as well as visits to the doctor. Luckily, there is an alternative to this dilemma;…show more content…
Both strength training and aerobic training have positive effects in the treatment of depression. Furthermore, high-intensity strength training {80% of one maximum workload lifted [1 repetition maximum (RM)]}, moderate aerobic training (17 kcal/kg/min) and supervised moderate-intensity training (70-80% Heart Rate Reserve) were all shown to induce positive responses in an investigation of the effect of exercise on depressive symptoms.” -(Karger 3) There are many other studies just like this one that all state, exercise is an exceptionable option for people who deal with this disorder. Another condition that is a growing issue today is dementia. Definition of dementia: A usually progressive condition (such as Alzheimer's disease) marked by the development of multiple cognitive deficits (such as memory impairment, aphasia, and the inability to plan and initiate complex behavior)-Merriam Webster Dictionary. Dementia is the most common neurodegenerative ailment

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