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 …

How To Solve Workplace Substance Abuse

Most working adults have witnessed addiction amongst our colleagues, and have no idea how to handle these types of situations. Approximately 16 percent of emergency room patients injured at work have alcohol in their system. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence found that 70 percent of Americans who use illegal drugs are employed. 24 percent of workers reported …