September 2013: Alcoholism At Large

Alcoholics and exercise
According to a new study, aerobic exercise, such as walking, running or bicycling, may help prevent and perhaps even reverse some of the brain damage associated with heavy alcohol consumption. β€œWhat our data suggest is that beyond just giving people a different outlet for cravings or urges for alcohol, exercise might also help to repair the damage that may have been done to the brain,” says study co-author Angela Bryan, at the University of Colorado, Boulder. β€œIt might even be a more promising treatment approach for alcohol problems... Login to read more
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