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Hypnotism Quit Smoking
Hypnosis has been shown in some studies to help with nausea and vomiting. The term "hypnosis" comes from the Greek word hypnos, meaning "sleep." Hypnotherapists use exercises that bring about deep relaxation and an altered state of consciousness, also known as a trance. A person in a deeply focused state is unusually responsive to an idea or image, but this does not mean that a hypnotist can control the person's mind and free will. On the contrary, hypnosis can actually teach people how to master their own states of awareness. By doing so they can affect their own bodily ...Read more
NOT RELIABLY?: I must confess i had never even heard of the laser treatment i had to look it up! i think that there are many other more reliable methods like the nicoderm patch, gum, and best is chantix. Other than the cost, laser and hypnosis should not cause harm. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Set a quit date!: Make sure you know why you are quitting, especially health consequences of yourself and everyone around you. Set a quit smoking date, start cutting back gradually, tell everyone you are quitting smoking on that date, and tell them why it’s important to quit smoking. Get everyone’s support. Consider joining a support group and talking to a doctor about medications to help you stop if necessary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hypnosis: Hypnosis can be an extremely useful adjunct to anything else that you might try. The "mad russian" in brookline, massachusetts, used to perform miracles on people who had been smoking for years. A number of my patients who were not able to use talking therapy to cure their addiction found that hypnotherapy with him was extraordinarily effective. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes ! And then ...: You need to quit those too. Any effort to stop smoking is rewarding. If you can discuss with your doctor or attempt to call your state smoking cessation line for receiving free treatment with nicotine patches or lozenges. Trying medications like Zyban and Chantix is recommended if no other strategy is successful. Keep motivated: you have to try to stop seven times, to stop once. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you suggest if i would like to quit smoking but the devil possesses me. I been smoking since age 10, regularly since age 16, ?
A Plan For You! : U've been smoking for 28 years, almost 75% of your life. This will b hard. But ppl do hard things & often feel gr8 satisfaction when they do. If u r ready 2 overcome this habit & dependence, consider finding a smoking cessation expert 2 help u tailor a plan that suits your needs -possibly a gradual plan, but for sure one that includes a sub-plan for anticipating & getting thru rough spots! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Quitting smoking is the single most important decision smokers can make to improve their health. Preparing a quit-smoking plan and enlisting support from your doctor and your loved ones can greatly improve your chances of success. Your doctor can help you decide if over-the-counter or prescription medications can help. Pick a quit day a few weeks ahead and put it on your calendar. Plan how you're going deal with situations that make you want to smoke. Take advantage of support from family, friends, and co-workers, and consider joining a smoking cessation program so that you don't ...Read more
More than 46 million, nearly 21% of adults in the United States, smoke, according to a 2010 report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Smoking rates remained constant from 2005 - 2009. Smoking kills more than 5 million people a year worldwide, accounting for 1 out of ...Read more
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