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4 Activities to Boost Serotonin Levels During Ramadan

April 3, 2023
Trekking the deserts of South Sinai near the sandstone peaks of Jebel Mutamir

As Ramadan comes and goes, so, too, does weight fluctuate. With the delicious iftar spreads that are difficult to resist, a general lack of exercise for most of the day and constant trips to and fro the kitchen throughout the evening, it almost becomes inevitable to put on a few kilograms during the holy month. While gaining and losing weight are to both to be celebrated, reduced body movement can put a strain on health. All hope is not lost, though. Across Egypt is an array of options catering to those who want to keep their serotonin levels up and their weight down. Generally, working out has been extolled for its benefits in boosting one’s happy hormones (serotonin and dopamine), and relieving stress. Studies have also linked exercise to lowering the risks of developing heart disease and diabetes. Here are four activities for those looking for a serotonin boost this Ramadan. Hiking Eco Egypt Experiences is a campaign that is working towards spreading ecotourism and promoting ecological conservation in Egypt. It does so by organising fun activities in protected areas and ecological sites across the country. Eco Egypt Experiences sets…

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