Helen Sanders reports in Health Ambition on ways to address a hypothetical serotonin deficiency; “Exercise is known to reduce stress, relieve depression, and increase happiness, stamina and endurance. Antidepressants can have some pretty serious unwanted side effects. Exercise has nothing but positive side effects for the health of your brain and your body … There are plenty of studies that prove exercise helps increase serotonin levels in the brain. That’s why people can get addicted to exercise so easily, because it makes them feel so good.”
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