Mental and Physical Components of Stopping Smoking and How Hypnosis Helps

If you are trying to quit smoking cigarettes, you know how hard it is. However, it is possible, and half of all cigarette smokers will succeed in quitting smoking forever. Many smokers quit cigarettes by replacing them with different, positive patterns without having to experience nasty withdrawal symptoms. By far, the most scientifically effective, quickest method to stop smoking and achieve this great goal is hypnotherapy/hypnosis.

Stopping smoking is one of the most frequently practiced forms of hypnosis. It is often referenced as a highly effective tool to stop smoking along with other strategies such as nicotine patches and gums. It helps you end the smoking habit by eliminating or reducing cravings to smoke, keeping you focused on quitting, and promoting stress relief so you will not be tempted to smoke.

The smoking habit contains both psychological and physiological components. The physiological component is an addiction that your body needs nicotine to feel “right.” This part of quitting smoking is what causes the physical withdrawal symptoms that make it feel near impossible to quit. However, this is a short part in the overall process of quitting smoking, lasting only a few days. By the end of a few days, your body begins to feel normal and can function without nicotine. Based on ten years of experience and medical research, I believe that the physical need for nicotine makes up ten to twenty percent of the addiction to cigarette smoking.

The hardest part of quitting smoking is beating the psychological component, which are the mental and emotional aspects of smoking. I believe this accounts for eighty to ninety percent of the smoking habit. When you develop a smoking habit, you have an unconscious desire to smoke at certain times, such as in the morning. This is called a conditioned response.

Stopping smoking with the power of hypnosis helps eliminate the unconscious habits that cause you to desire cigarettes, thereby breaking the conditioned response to smoke. Hypnotherapy or hypnosis also helps you stay highly motivated to give up smoking by strengthening the wish to quit in the first place.

Smokers get stuck in the habit of lighting up and smoking when urges, desires or circumstances hit. This is why many people who try to quit smoking using nicotine patches or gums alone can’t. They may overcome the physical addiction, but they have no way to replace the mental habit of smoking cigarettes, which can become a source of stress relief for many who decide to use nicotine. Hypnotherapy or hypnosis techniques also serve as stress reducers. As a stress reduction and relaxation tool, hypnosis helps relieve anxiety and stress so you will not have the desire to smoke.

Eliminating tobacco benefits you and your body in many ways. Within days of quitting, damaged cells by smoking begin to heal, damaged lung tissues begins to regrow, and your sense of taste and smell improve. Within two to three weeks, lung function and circulation improve. Within one year, your risk of heart disease is cut down to half.  Within five to ten years, the risk of stroke is the same as a person who never picked up a cigarette. Your risk of heart disease and death from lung cancer and numerous other cancers have decreased.

Quitting smoking does not have to be a difficult process that makes so many smokers hesitant to even try. Hypnosis is a very simple, natural method of quitting that has one of the highest success rates recorded to date. Dr. Robert has taken hypnosis one step further and created the Banish Program. New Jersey and New York’s most effective stop smoking program with the only scientifically validated form of hypnosis available anywhere. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE BANISH PROGRAM OR CALL 201-618-3534.

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