Exercise blunts cravings for alcohol among young, problematic drinkers

Problematic alcohol consumption, including extreme intoxication and binge drinking, is on the rise. This is true globally, but especially so in Western cultures and the United States. Individuals aged 18-29 and especially students are the most likely to engage in problematic alcohol consumption, and more likely to use it as a coping mechanism for stress, which can result in future alcohol-related problems like alcohol addiction.

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