Acupuncture can be used as an alternative approach for smokers to quit smoking. According to the latest report, more than 65% of the adult smokers of the USA want to quit smoking and most of them are prefer acupuncture clinic Chicago for their help.
In recent decades, smoking as a cultural habit once gains a lot of unpopularities, especially in the USA. Reasons for that are researches that discover all the negative impacts of smoking on human health. There is much information available that supports the theory of smoking as a negative habit.
Risk Of Being A Smoker
- Cardiovascular diseases,
- Pulmonary diseases
Even with all this knowledge, it does not mean it is easy to bake a habit and quit smoking. There are many programs and support groups on the market to support you on your way to quit. If you are considering acupuncture as an option, then you are on the right path.
Acupuncture will not help you to decide to quit smoking, but for sure it will help you to smoothly transition from smoker to ex-smoker. Even Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) suggests that this Chinese Medicine acupuncture is the best method that can help you to quit smoking. Some of the people are also using Acupuncture for fertility.
Acupuncture will help you to control cravings, reduce irritability, and anxiety. Acupuncture is great to improve sleep and reduce stress. It is working on the principle that brain chemistry will be changed and reduces cravings for nicotine or any other substance. Usually, we use ear acupuncture for smoking cessations. Along with ear acupuncture, there are additional points on the body that have a great impact on smoking cessation, and also on repair damage that smoking cause. Acupuncture will help to detoxify your body to achieve maximum health benefits. Which protocol and which points will be used is the individual decision of acupuncturists because there is no “universal” protocol that will work for all of us. That is the beauty of acupuncture, individual approach. In order to achieve results, there are several conditions. First acupuncturists and patients have to work together as a team, the acupuncturist will plan and implement treatment and the patient will follow some advice.
What Patient Must Do
Drink more water (at least 8 glasses of water) which will help to reduce cravings and support process of detoxification. Exercise on a regular basis, and if it is possible to do that outside. The perfect routine will be a brisk walk on a regular basis. It will help to break a bad habit and create a new one.
Eat a lot of green vegetables and citric fruit, it is alkaline and it will help to control cravings and also support the detoxification process. A simple way to add an alkaline property to water is to squiz some fresh lemon in the water and sip through the day. Many great researchers say that it is the best method that can help you to stop smoking and also maintain good health. One of the other benefits of this is you will get financially stable as you will finally quit smoking with this.
At the end I would like you to remember that: Every journey starts with a first step, so let your knowledge to lead your first step on your own Bridge to Health.