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How effective is low level laser therapy to stop smoking?

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

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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How many sessions of laser treatment would it take to stop the growth of fine hair on the face?

How many sessions of laser treatment would it take to stop the growth of fine hair on the face?

Laser hair treatment: The laser will only treat pigmented hair. The darker the hair and the lighter the persons skin is, the better the laser will work. If the fine hair is not pigmented the laser will not work. With the appropriate candidate you can get a 85% permanent fair reduction after 3 treatments spaced 2 to 3 months apart. ...Read more

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How long after eye laser treatment before you stop seeing floating cells and have cloudy vision?

How long after eye laser treatment before you stop seeing floating cells and have cloudy vision?

It depends: First of it depends on why you had a laser as your symptoms may be from your disease not your treatment, . ...Read more

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Want to stop using eye drops and try laser treatment for glaucoma. Which is the preferred treatment - slt or alt?

Want to stop using eye drops and try laser treatment for glaucoma. Which is the preferred treatment - slt or alt?

SLT: Slt is preferred it is less destructive and can be repeated. Alt can be used in older patients but is really considered an extinct proceedure by most ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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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

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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 do I get help to not stop smoking marijuana for depression when meds and therapy didn't work?

How do I get help to not stop smoking marijuana for depression when meds and therapy didn't work?

Will power training: If one's long term goal is adopting a healthy life style to improve overall health and well-being and resiliency, it is possible to change habitual patterms by enhancing the executive function of one's brain. The book by kelly mcgonigal the will power instinct is very helpful work with it chapter by chapter and commit to the training for 5 minutes at least 3 times a day every day. ...Read more

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Dr. Dean Giannone
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Smoking Cessation (Definition)

Smoking any tobacco product is harmful to your baby, including "light" cigarettes, cigars (and marijuana). Like any addiction, quitting tobacco is difficult, especially if you are acting alone. Most smokers find it hard to break all the habits or ties they've built into their lives around smoking. Quitting smoking does reduce a number of ...Read more


Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Laser (Definition)

Laser is an abbreviation for light amplification ...Read more