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Scientists Kshfkrdhand a small part of the brain damage can completely destroy the desire to smoke.
The Associated Press reported the startling discovery could cast new light on studies of addiction. This is an inspired stroke patients who claimed to have lost the desire to smoke as a whole. He smoked two packs a day earlier, after the stroke, smoking did not need to leave the tags Nykvtyndar did not self-conscious and more importantly Quit smoking by him at all.
the patient suddenly subsided. A finding that is very shocking. ”
Certainly not with the brain of a person Sybzdn his addiction to cigarettes offered.
The findings doctor Bkara the 26 January (6 January) published in the journal Science, the scientists will lead to new ways to quit smoking.
Bkara study shows that part of the brain called the “insula” felt a strong desire to play a key role in taking the drug.
Insula structure in the brain where emotions and physical reactions, such as increased heart rate when you feel anxious. When these reactions are caused by an addictive substance, the insula may look like a center or base for the addict to obtain addictive behaviors search function.
Cigarette Nicotine is one of Atyadavrtryn materials, and many smokers trying to quit smoking relapse with face and remain successful in quitting smoking.
smoking was not attempted. But after having a stroke, and hospitalization was even smoked a pack together.
Bkara doctor says it is not unusual for people who suffer from diseases such as stroke, fear of trying to quit smoking, but this condition was found that Bkara it “collapse addiction to cigarettes,” and she demands to know why happened.
Bkara and his colleagues observed 69 cases of brain lesion before it smoked regularly examined. 19 of these patients, including 38-year-old man had suffered brain damage to the insula. 13 patients in this group had quit smoking and 12 of them had to do it easily. They had to quit one day after a brain injury, and then did not show any desire to smoke.
If Braka findings were confirmed, it may be that drugs targeting the brain insula help to quit smoking. P>