Exercise may benefit heart by calming the brain, study shows

April 15, 2024

You know exercise is great for your cardiovascular health, but new research suggests that your brain has a lot to do with it.

It’s all about physical activity’s ability to lower stress levels within the brain, explained a team at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston.

Bolstering that finding, their study found that exercise brought the greatest heart benefits to people with histories of depression. UPI