Effective way to quit Smoking
British scientists have shown that regular exercise makes it easier to survive the withdrawal syndrome that develops as a result of quitting Smoking. A study published in the British Journal of Pharmacology, reports EurekAlert!.
Physical activity, as the authors note, leads to the activation of α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. Data nerve endings located in the hippocampus of the brain sensitive to nicotine.
To such conclusions scientists have come in experiments with mice, however, the obtained results are valid for humans.
“Studies confirm the protective effect of exercise prior to Smoking cessation, preventing the development of physical dependence, which can promote Smoking cessation by reducing the severity of withdrawal symptoms,” says co — author Alexis Bailey.