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Is laser therapy an effective quit smoking?

Is laser therapy an effective quit smoking?

Yes: If can be effective way to get assistance to quit smoking. It is not a quick one time procedure. It takes a number of treatments by someone trained in its use. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
824 doctors shared insights

Quit Smoking (Definition)

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


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Can laser therapy or hypnosis help quit smoking?

Can laser therapy or hypnosis help quit smoking?

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 (nicotine patch) patch, gum, and best is chantix. Other than the cost, laser and hypnosis should not cause harm. ...Read more

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How effective is low level laser therapy to stop smoking?

Average : Not so different from acupuncture. Which means not too, different from "cold turkey, " or, other forms of smoke cessation programs. ...Read more

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Can cold laser therapy really make you quite smoking for good?

Can cold laser therapy really make you quite smoking for good?

NO- but it may help: No single treatment can "make" you quit smoking except for your own inner resolve. Cold laser may reduce cravings for tobacco and ease withdrawal symptoms, but should be used in conjunction with other strategies which can include acupuncture, herbs, supplements, eft (www.Eftuniverse.Com/) etc. See www.Wellsphere.Com/general-medicine-article/cold-laser-for-smoking-cessation-fact-or-crap/523149. ...Read more

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Can cognitive behavioral therapy help someone quit smoking?

Can cognitive behavioral therapy help someone quit smoking?

CBT: In contrast to other forms of psychotherapy, cognitive therapy is usually more focused on the present, more time-limited, and more problem-solving oriented. In addition, patients learn specific skills that they can use for the rest of their lives. These skills involve identifying distorted thinking, modifying beliefs, relating to others in different ways, and changing behaviors. ...Read more

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I am finding it hard to quit smoking. please advise on nicotine replacement therapy.

I am finding it hard to quit smoking. please advise on nicotine replacement therapy.

Blood should help!: I hope experts in nicotine also answer - but let me add this to whatever they say. A part of smoking that is actually good for you is the breath pattern. It is the best way to clear old air, lowers BP and helps us relax. So, when folk quit - they lose this. Don't! Keep doing that pattern as often and long as if you were smoking - just w/o the tobacco. It will help! ...Read more

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Quit smoking 6wks ago. At 4 weeks asthma got better. No treatments needed for a week. Now asthma is worse again. Need treatment every day. Why?

Quit smoking 6wks ago. At 4 weeks asthma got better. No treatments needed for a week. Now asthma is worse again. Need treatment every day. Why?

Don't. Know. Why: Smoking does not cause asthma but can worsen it. Smoking causes copd. Asthma is inflammatory disease. You need to use. Inhaled steroid on regular basis to prevent flare up. . Other. Allergens and irritants need to be avoided to keep asthma under control. ...Read more

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Dr. Joshua Fox
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Laser Therapy (Definition)

Laser stands for "light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation." this is the use of a specific wave length of light that can target the skin with potential beneficial effects to reduce signs of aging, ...Read more


Dr. Dean Giannone
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Tobacco Cessation (Definition)

Tobacco cessation programs provide support and medical services to those seeking to stop ...Read more