- Q Can exercise help prevent depression?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineYes! Depression can be prevented and often improved with exercise. A number of mechanisms may be involved, which include: (1) refocusing the mind away from negative inner chatter that promotes depression, (2) releasing feel-good brain chemicals... Full Answer
- Q Can a banana a day keep depression away?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineBelieve it or not, eating a banana every day facilitates both cross talk among your brain and the effect of certain neurotransmitters (like serotonin and its precursors). These two effects may mean that eating a banana a day helps keep the therapist away... Full Answer