Quit Smoking with Hypnosis

Quit Smoking

You can quit smoking with hypnosis in as little as 90 minutes. I quit smoking several years ago, so I know how hard it can be to quit.  I smoked for many years and was up to over 3 packs a day when I quit.  It was one of the best things I did for myself, but it was difficult because I did it “cold turkey” and didn’t even know about how easy it can be with hypnosis.  Now I want to help you if you desire to quit the habit.

Quitting smoking is a monumental task that seems impossible for many. after all, if it were easy you would already be a non-smoker. Many times willpower alone is simply not enough for the average person to overcome a years-long habit.  Now, with the help of hypnosis, you can easily take back control of your life and breathe the fresh air you deserve.

Take back control of your life

The quit smoking with hypnosis program can have you “smoke-free” in just one 90 minute session.  In this short time you can release the habit and cravings for smoking while relaxed and comfortable.  I direct your subconscious with positive suggestions to agree to stop smoking, quit the cravings, and to release the habit.  Smoking goes with the “hand to mouth” relationship developed during the “oral stage” of human development.  I make sure that one bad oral habit is not replaced by another bad oral habit like over-eating, so weight gain is not an issue using these techniques and methods.

How Effective Is it to Quit Smoking with Hypnosis?

Most clients leave my office after just one 90 minute session and are “smoke-free” with no cravings or desire to ever smoke again. Some of my clients, however, leave my office after their first session having some cravings, but find they have cut their cigarette consumption down drastically. For these clients, I offer shorter less expensive follow-up sessions to end these minor cravings. Some clients simply need more sessions to better relax into the process for the program’s success. 

The great thing about hypnosis for quitting smoking is that it is holistic and could be combined with any other smoking cessation program for added effectiveness.

My technique does not use negative suggestions. For instance, I don’t suggest if you smoke a cigarette it will taste bad. I use “positive” suggestions and reinforce healthy behavior, helping you be proud of being a non-smoker.

Will You Make Me Quit Smoking?

No, hypnosis is not about “making” you do anything. Hypnosis is a tool that will help you to overcome programming that urges you to smoke. You will, however, enjoy many benefits if you decide to quit smoking.

Young girl saying no to a cigarette offer imageAccording to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), quitting smoking can have the following benefits:

  • Lower risk for lung and other types of cancer.
  • Reduced risk for heart disease, stroke, and peripheral vascular disease (narrowing of blood vessels outside the heart).
  • Within 1~2 years of quitting smoking, your heart disease risk lowers.
  • Reduced respiratory symptoms such as coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath.
  • Lower risk of developing a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (C.O.P.D.).
  • Reduced risk of infertility in women of child-bearing years.

What the CDC doesn’t address is the money that you save by quitting smoking. At an average of $7 per pack of cigarettes, if you were a 1 pack-a-day smoker and quit smoking with hypnosis, you would save $2,555 dollars in one year, over $200 your first month of being smoke-free!

What Will Happen When I Quit Smoking?

1st 20 minutes – your blood pressure, pulse, and the temperature of your hands and feet will return to your normals.

8 hours – more than a 90% reduction of nicotine level in your blood will occur.

12 hours – your carbon monoxide and oxygen levels will return to normal levels.

48 hours – your sense of smell and taste will begin to return to normal.

72 hours – you will be nicotine free (having peed it all out).  Your lungs will begin to normalize and your breathing will become easier.

10 days ~ 2 weeks – blood circulation in your gums and teeth are now comparable to a nonsmoker’s.

2 weeks ~ 3 months – your risk of heart attack has started to drop and your lung function is improving. Circulation has improved so that it is easier to walk.  If you had a chronic cough it should have cleared (If not see your doctor).

1 ~ 9 months – any sinus related congestion, fatigue or shortness of breath has lessened. Your lungs are better able to fight infection and your overall energy level increases.

1 year – Your excess risk of coronary heart disease, heart attack, and stroke have dropped to less than 1/2 the risk of a smoker.

5 years – If female, your risk of developing diabetes reduces to the same as someone who never smoked.

5 ~ 15 years – your risk of stroke has declined to that of a non-smoker.

10 years – your risk of lung cancer is about 30~50% less than a smoker.  The risk of developing diabetes for both men and women is the same as someone who never smoked.

13 years – your risk of losing teeth due to smoking is now the same as someone who never smoked.

15~20 years – your risk of coronary heart disease and pancreatic cancer is as low as someone who has never smoked.

Other Benefits Of Quitting Smoking

  • Costs for health insurance premiums will be lower
  • You will be more productive at work (and not need that smoke break)
  • More employable to many employers (because of group rates)
  • Your family will be healthier and free from second-hand smoke
  • Your skin and overall health and appearance will improve
  • Life expectancy will increase
  • Teeth will not have that tobacco-stained look
  • Your breath will not always have that deadly rotten smell
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