Exercise Can Help in Quitting Smoking

quitting smokingNew research has confirmed that exercise can help smokers finally kick the habit.Experts at St George's University of London, have examined the mechanism that makes exercise to protect the body against nicotine dependence. The study has shown that even moderate intensity exercise can significatly reduce nicotine withdrawal symptoms.Also researhes revealed the incrased activation of one of the receptors in brain named α7 nicotinic acetylcholine, which is a target of nicotine.Dr Alexis Bailey, Senior Lecturer in Neuropharmacology, at St George's, University of London, said: "The evidence suggests that exercise decreases nicotine withdrawal symptoms in humans; however, the mechanisms mediating this effect are unclear."Our research has shed light on how the protective effect of exercise against nicotine dependence actually works."Source: University of St George's London

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