Study: Exercise effective in treating depression

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Researchers say they may have found a new way to treat depression that is just as effective as drugs and counseling.

After studying more than 2,000 people suffering from depression, experts found exercise was as effective as psychological counseling and anti-depressant drugs.

Researchers are now working to determine what type of exercise is most beneficial and if the effects continue after patients stop exercising.