Exercise, Substance Abuse, Withdrawal Symptoms

Regular Exercise Can Help Relieve Withdrawal Symptoms

  Cardiovascular exercise can help in addiction treatment and relapse prevention strategies. Scientists at the University of Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions have identified how cardiovascular exercise can support treatment for those struggling with addiction. In a study carried out on animals, researchers discovered that regular exercise targets areas of the brain that control dopamine. Cardio exercise has long been …

Exercise Treatment For Clinical Depression

You probably have heard many times over that exercise helps people relieve stress and improve their moods, and you’ve probably even experienced this in your own life after a workout, but can exercise also treat and cure clinical depression? The Difference Between Depression and Clinical Depression Feelings of depression come to all of us at some time or another and …

3 Benefits of Exercise For Those In Recovery

Exercise can increase well-being and release endorphins, making it a useful long-term strategy to combat substance abuse and decrease the risk of relapse. There has also been research that has shown that exercise is an effective but often underused treatment for mild to moderate depression, which many addicts suffer from. Below are 3 of the greatest benefits of regular exercise …