How can Hypnotherapy help me Quit Smoking?
Our approach to hypnotherapy for quitting smoking is based around the individual. We work with you to find the best way to replace your smoking habits with more healthy, productive and enjoyable ones.
Our goal is to target your overall wellbeing, looking deeper into why smoking became a part of your life and how to overcome your craving. Underlying issues could be a factor in your cigarette dependency and this can be explored in the process of reducing your nicotine intake.
Counselling and hypnotherapy are common and effective ways in which you may unlearn your nicotine dependence. Thousands of people have succeeded in stopping smoking through these methods of support. Contact Bournemouth Counselling and Hypnotherapy to kickstart your new smoke-free lifestyle.
Why should I quit smoking?
It is common knowledge that smoking is terrible for your overall health. It is the culprit of many premature deaths and long-term illnesses. Some examples of the increased risks of smoking includes:
The following forms of Cancer:
- Voice box
More reasons to quit smoking
Cancer is one of the biggest reasons to cease smoking; however, there are many other health problems that may be extremely detrimental such as these heart and circulatory conditions:
- heart attack
- coronary heart disease
In addition, other lung conditions include:
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
This is all understandably distressing, however, quitting smoking today can reduce your risk of developing these conditions and diseases substantially. Read on to discover how our hypnotherapy for quitting smoking may be able to help you on your journey to kicking the habit.
Often when we discuss quitting smoking, we think of cancer risks and other internal disease risks lowering as a result. Whilst these are extremely important advantages, we sometimes forget the external benefits that come with leaving smoking behind us. Soon after you have quit smoking, your overall appearance may look significantly healthier.
Your nails become less yellow and your teeth start to whiten. Additionally, due to improved blood flow, your skin becomes more vibrant, giving you a radiant glow. Also, the rate at which your hair thins decelerates. Contact Bournemouth Counselling and Hypnotherapy today and take the first step towards quitting smoking.
Lung cancer is one of the biggest killers of people who smoke. Up to 85% of all lung cancers are related to smoking and this is one of the many reasons to kick the habit. Even living with a smoker may increase your chances of developing lung cancer by up to 30%. This is extremely worrying, however, let’s look on the positive side.
Once you have left smoking behind you for 5-10 years, your mouth, throat and voice box cancer risk is cut in half. After 10 years free of smoking, your risk of death from lung cancer is also halved when compared to a smoker. Additionally, quitting before the age of 40 may reduce your chance of dying prematurely from any smoking-related disease by 90%.
It is no secret that smoking is detrimental to your ability to breathe well. Young people may not notice the impact of smoking until they exert themselves, however, later on in life, this can heavily impact your ability to carry out even simple tasks.
After just 72 hours smoke-free, you may notice that your breathing is easier and your energy levels increase. Once 3-9 months of your smoke-free lifestyle passes, your lung function could increase by 10%. There are so many reasons to quit smoking, why not start today! For help and guidance, contact Bournemouth Counselling and Hypnotherapy today!
After one year of no smoking, your heart disease and heart attack risk are cut in half. Once you kick the habit for 15 years, your heart disease risk is lowered so much that you may have the same chances as someone who never smoked.
Even after 8 weeks nicotine-free, you can expect to improve your cholesterol levels. Help your heart and quit smoking today.