Wednesday, November 14, 2018

How exercise could help fight drug addiction

Public Release: 14-Nov-2018
American Chemical Society

The siren call of addictive drugs can be hard to resist, and returning to the environment where drugs were previously taken can make resistance that much harder. However, addicts who exercise appear to be less vulnerable to the impact of these environmental cues. Now, research with mice suggests that exercise might strengthen a drug user's resolve by altering the production of peptides in the brain, according to a study in the journal ACS Omega.


tags: drug abuse, drug use

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