Walking, jogging, swimming, weight lifting, and other forms of exercise often reduce physical tension. It's important to see a doctor before you start exercising. If approved by the doctor, exercising in moderation may help people with post-traumatic stress disorder. Exercise can give you a break from difficult emotions.
Going outside and being active can help with PTSD symptoms. Regular exercise naturally relieves stress and anxiety because it releases endorphins, often called “wellness hormones.” Live in the moment while moving your body with karate, weight training or rock climbing. Here are some ways you can improve your physical condition, which may reduce your symptoms.