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Exercise may Boost Mood in Pregnant Women

Latest By Agency News , Agency News / Aug 05, 2013
Exercise may Boost Mood in Pregnant Women

Regular exercise will improve both psychological and physical well-being, finds study.

Exercise may boost mood in pregnant womenA research was published in journal Psychology & Health suggests that exercise may improve the mood of pregnant women and help reduce their levels of fatigue.

Anca Gaston and Harry Prapavessis at the University of Western Ontario examined whether a four week exercise intervention programme would result in improvements in the psychological well-being of previously inactive pregnant women. The participants reported significant improvements in their mood during the programme.

Moreover, scientists saw reduced levels of fatigue, suggesting that pregnant women should be encouraged to engage in regular exercise to improve both psychological and physical well-being. It is also important as fatigue during pregnancy has been associated with increased risk of caesarean delivery, disturbed sleep, and a negative impact on physical and mental health.



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