Acupuncture to Stop Smoking

Checkout Quitza a new online support group  for people quitting smoking using acupuncture. If it’s something you’ve been thinking about then giving up is probably going to be the greatest single step you can take to improve your health and the good news is that half of all smokers do manage to stop. With the right support there’s no reason why you can’t.

Just some of the benefits

  • Improved breathing and general fitness
  • Reduced risk of smoking-related diseases
  • Improved life expectancy
  • Feel great about yourself for having quit
  • Clearer skin and whiter teeth
  • You’re protecting the health of those around you
  • More money to spend

 How Does Acupuncture Help you Stop Smoking?

Acupuncture takes all of your symptoms into account and aims at balancing the energy within the body to optimize your health. 

The acupuncture treatments look to help with cravings and withdrawal symptoms, anxiety, insomnia and restlessness. All symptoms that people commonly complain about when they quit. It also aids in relaxation and detoxification.

Usually a combination of points in the ears and body points will be used. In between treatments, small seeds can be taped to the acupuncture points in the ear. When a cigarette craving hits, gently pressing on the seeds stimulates the acupuncture points to calm the mind and eliminate the craving.

New Research – Acupuncture for Cigarette Smoke Lung Damage

New research finds that acupuncture heals injuries to the lungs due to cigarette smoke exposure. Acupuncture demonstrated a significant reduction in anti-inflammatory biochemicals suggesting that it may be effective in treating the resultant COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The study discovered that acupuncture reduces levels of inflammatory related cytokines, immunomodulating cell-signaling protein molecules. The researchers suggest that the anti-inflammatory effects of cytokine regulation and concomitant antioxidant effects may be responsible for prolonged clinical benefits from acupuncture. From HealthCMi-Read More.

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