Over 46 million people in the U.S. smoke tobacco products. Cigarette smoking alone is the cause for more than 500,000 preventable deaths each year. At this moment, approximately 10 million people in this country have at least one serious illness caused by smoking. Worldwide, it is estimated almost five million people will die because of smoking each year according to the World Health Organization.
The harmful effects of smoking do not end with the smoker. Every year, primarily because of exposure to secondhand smoke, an estimated 3,000 non-smoking Americans die of lung cancer, and more than 35,000 die of heart disease. An estimated 150,000-300,000 children younger than 18 months of age have respiratory tract infections because of exposure to secondhand smoke.
Family members, doctors and even strangers warn smokers about the dangers of smoking. Cancer, emphysema, heart disease, and stroke are just some of the health problems associated with long-term smoking.
Most people want to stop smoking, but just don’t seem to have the determination to quit on their own. If that’s true for you, you should seriously consider a stop smoking hypnosis program. With stop smoking hypnosis you can learn how to influence your own subconscious mind to break the physical and emotional addiction to tobacco. And, the sooner you are able to quit smoking, the sooner your health risks will be reduced.
How does stop smoking hypnosis work? The hypnotherapist provides hypnotic suggestions that are designed to reduce cravings and improve the client’s confidence in the ability to quit smoking and be a non-smoker for life.
What are the advantages of stop smoking hypnosis? There are many products on the market to help people quit smoking, including nicotine patches and gums, but all of them have side effects. Moreover, there is the risk of becoming addicted to the nicotine contained in those products.
Hypnosis has some unique benefits. There is an immediate decrease in health risks. The technique uses no drugs. Hypnotherapy is short-term and there are no long-term costs. The technique focuses on the positive and is designed to each person’s unique smoking triggers and habits.
The average smoker is spending $5-10 a day. That comes to almost $2,800 a year, $14,000 in five years. Think of what a person could do with all that money.
There are additional long-term benefits of becoming a non-smoker. Twenty minutes after quitting blood pressure decreases, pulse rate drops, circulation to extremities and temperature of hands and feet increases.
After eight hours carbon monoxide level in blood drops, oxygen level in blood increases.
At 24 hours chance of heart attack decreases, ability to smell and taste is enhanced.
After two weeks circulation improves, walking becomes easier, and lung function increases. At one month sinus congestion, fatigue, and shortness of breath decreases.
At one year excess risk of coronary heart disease is decreased to half that of a smoker and after five years the risks are reduced to that of people who have never smoked.