Previously, we've discussed on several occasions the benefit of exercise in improving our quality of life while living with CLL. Recently I came across these reports that found that even mild exercise reduces stroke risk and reduces or even prevents depression:
Popular Press article
(While the study only included men between the ages of 60 and 80, I presume women would see a similar benefit, although oestrogen does provide a protective mechanism with diseases of the circulatory system.)
Assistance with Depression
PhD candidate George Mammen, who produced the review, commented "If you are not active, you should initiate the habit."
Finally, remember "The reason you exercise is to exorcise the extra size".
While out getting my daily exercise, I photographed these water birds (Heron, Ibis and Eurasian Coot), getting theirs.