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Stress Relief: Exercise

When we are feeling the effects of stress, our body is reacting to stress hormones, including cortisol. This increases blood pressure, heart rate, and body temperature. Exercise not only reduces the cortisol in your body but also releases ‘feel-good’ chemicals called endorphins. In this video, Dr. Keri Peterson shares some tips on ways to work in exercise to your stressful life.

Dr. Keri Peterson

This video features Dr. Keri Peterson. Dr. Keri Peterson specializes in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City and is board certified in Internal Medicine. She holds appointments at Lenox Hill Hospital and Mount Sinai Medical Center.

Duration: 02:16.
Reviewed by: Dr. Preeti Parikh, Dr. Holly Atkinson . Review date: July 28, 2011
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