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Smoking cessation is the best solution to stay healthy by preventing many likely harmful diseases, thereby improving one’s life expectancy and this article discusses on some effective smoking cessation programs.

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  1. 1. http://www.hqbk.com/ 718-769-2521 Are Smoking Cessation Programs Effective? Smoking cessation is the best solution to stay healthy by preventing many likely harmful diseases, thereby improving one’s life expectancy and this article discusses on some effective smoking cessation programs. Smoking is one of the most important preventable causes of disease and death in the United States. However, quitting this extremely addictive behavior is very difficult. According to a Milliman study, up to 70% of smokers say they want to quit but only five percent do so in a given year. Enrolment in a smoking cessation program is an effective solution to this problem. How Smoking Cessation Programs Help Quitting offers the following health benefits • • • • Heart rate and blood pressure drop within a short time Lowering of carbon monoxide level in the blood Improved lung function Reduced coughing and shortness of breath http://www.hqbk.com/ 718-769-2521
  2. 2. http://www.hqbk.com/ • • • • 718-769-2521 Lessens the risk of coronary heart disease Reduced stroke risk Decreased cancer risk Increased life expectancy You can also protect yourself from various other medical risks such as macular degeneration, thyroid disease, asthma, gum disease, osteoporosis, and infertility. Passive smoking poses many risks for non-smokers such as lung cancer, heart disease and stroke. So when you stop smoking, you will also help safeguard the health of your family and friends. Popular Smoking Cessation Programs • • • • Telephone support to quit smoking: Various organizations offer this option where an expert talks to callers and induces them to quit smoking Brief clinical interventions: Doctors speak with the person and provide advice and assistance to help him or her to quit the habit. Support groups to quit smoking: Certain groups help smokers quit the habit via support and encouragement Behavioral cessation therapies: Cognitive behavior therapy increases the participants’ confidence in their ability to quit smoking. Auricular Therapy – Unique and Effective http://www.hqbk.com/ 718-769-2521
  3. 3. http://www.hqbk.com/ 718-769-2521 One of the smoking cessation programs that is creating news for its effectiveness is auricular therapy. The treatment involves micro-electric stimulation of the nerves on the outer ears to stimulate the release of naturally occurring substances called endorphins, which do away with symptoms of withdrawal and nicotine craving. Auriculotherapy works directly to restore normal brain chemistry. Benefits of the treatment include • • • • Fast nicotine craving relief Safe, FDA-approved treatment Pain free and drug free Cost-effective Properly administered, auricular therapy also minimizes post smoking cessation symptoms such as depression, aches, high blood pressure, headaches, stress, irritability, anxiety, panic attacks, nervous disorders, hyperactivity, and insomnia. At a professional healthcare center, advice sessions and individual or group therapy sessions accompany the auriculotherapy session. Posted by HealthQuest http://www.hqbk.com/ http://www.hqbk.com/ 718-769-2521

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