Most people know that exercising is good for your health, northwestpharmacy has created an infographic entitled “Jog Your Way to Better Health”, detailing some of the newest statistics about exercise and depression. Every year, 17-20 million people are diagnosed with depression. Women face an increased risk of depression, and the average age for diagnosis is 32. The American Journal of Nursing found that exercise may be one key way to helping eliminate depression. During the study, it was found that an exercise routine taking place at least 3 times a week, for at least 10-12 weeks, lowered depression rates tremendously.