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Old 06-28-2006, 04:03 PM
Bahir Bahir is offline
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Default Re: Exercise Decreases Depression --> Why?

I would think that, at least for guys, working out raises testosterone levels, and I would think that depressed guys often have low self esteem. So by working out and raising T-levels, you get both a psychological boost by looking better body-wise, and a chemical boost by the testosterone.
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