Dr David Postlethwaite all Issues helped with just 1 session, 30+ years’ experience
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Smoking Hypnosis can be an effective method in challenging unhelpful mindsets and negative behaviours associated with smoking, helping you to live a healthier life. Smoking is the greatest single cause of illness and premature death in the UK. Worldwide the number is far greater. Tobacco is killing around seven million people each year, while almost one million deaths are due to non-smokers being exposed to second-hand smoke. Despite nearly 80,000 people in the UK dying from smoking-related illnesses each year, one in five adults is still a regular smoker.
Though, it seems things are changing. 40 years ago, 51% of men and 41% of women were smokers. These rates have more than halved, with 15% of UK adults smoking, and 59% saying they have never smoked.
Stopping smoking is a big challenge for a person to face, and they will often need more than just willpower. There are many options now available; from campaigns such as Stoptober and local support groups to medications. For many people, stop smoking hypnosis is an effective solution.
When it comes to stopping smoking, it is important you know why you want to quit and are sure you are making the decision for yourself. Trying to quit when you’re not ready, or for reasons other than your own, can often lead to relapse and feeling like a failure. If you decide you want to quit and are committed to the decision, it’s more likely you’ll succeed and stop smoking hypnosis can make it much easier
Smoking Hypnosis – Why stop smoking?
Smoking increases the risk of developing a wide range of health ailments and diseases. But unfortunately, the habit doesn’t only harm the smoker’s health, it can also have a negative impact on the people around them. If smoking around children and babies, for example, they become vulnerable to many smoking-related health problems, such as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and the risk of cot death will increase. Adults who endure passive smoking for a long period of time are also at an increased risk of heart disease and lung cancer. Tobacco is also an irritant; therefore, it can make conditions such as asthma worse.
Smoking Hypnosis What are the benefits of quitting smoking?
It’s never too late to quit smoking. Whatever age you are, if you make the decision to stop, your health will benefit. However, the sooner you quit; the faster the body can recover and the risk of developing serious health conditions will decrease.
There are many benefits to stopping smoking, including:
- More energy
- Improved immune system
- Longer life expectancy
- Better breathing
- Less stress
- Younger looking skin
- More money
Smoking Hypnosis how will my body react when I stop?
The time since the last cigarette and how it affects the body:
- 20 minutes: Blood pressure and heart rate return to normal.
- 12 hours: Carbon monoxide levels drop back to normal.
- 24 hours: The body starts to clear out the mucus build-up in the lungs.
- 72 hours: Breathing becomes easier and energy levels increase.
- 1 month: Appearance of the skin improves.
- 3 to 9 months: Lung function can improve by up to 10 per cent.
- 1 year: Risk of suffering from a heart attack falls to about half of that of a smoker.
- 10 years: Risk of developing lung cancer falls to about half of that of a smoker.
- 15 years: Risk of suffering heart attack falls to that of a non-smoker.
Stop Smoking Hypnosis
A great number of people find smoking hypnosis an effective treatment. The method works to break the negative behaviours and thinking patterns associated with smoking; like smoking to relieve stress. It is these negative thoughts and behaviours that often prevent people from successfully giving up. Quitting does not deal with the underlying issues.
So, when a person makes the decision to stop smoking, the key aspect is to let go of the routine and change how they view cigarettes. Breaking an addiction like this is a challenge; it won’t be easy, especially if it is a lifelong habit, and changing how you think about something can be difficult.
Smoking hypnosis focuses on this change. I will support you and guide you through the motions, you’re no longer alone in trying to quit. Because of this, smoking hypnosis is fast becoming one of the most popular forms
When considering smoking hypnosis to stop smoking, the first thing to do is to make sure you are ready and are choosing to quit for yourself. Smoking hypnosis has been found to be most effective when the person really wants to quit and is determined in succeeding.
The reason smoking hypnosis works so well is easy to understand. Smoking, like all habits, is controlled by the unconscious part of the mind. Smoking hypnosis works by guiding the individual into a deep, relaxed state. During this time, the mind is more open to suggestion and change. At this point, I will make suggestions, which will help you in changing your thought patterns and behaviours associated with smoking.
My suggestions will be tailored to you, but will be along the lines of “I do not want a cigarette” and “the smell of cigarette smoke makes me feel unwell”. This can help build an association – when you think of smoking, the unpleasant thoughts will come as well.
It is important to remember that hypnotherapy for smoking is not a quick fix. While for some people, one session is enough to quit smoking (or continue the journey alone), others may benefit from follow-up sessions. The ultimate aim of hypnosis for smoking is to empower people to take control of their addiction and improve their health.
The first thing to consider when choosing a hypnotherapist is the practitioner’s qualifications. Look for a degree qualified mental health care professional — such as a psychologist, psychotherapist, psychiatric nurse practitioner, counsellor, social worker, or medical doctor — who is also a hypnotherapist. Unfortunately, there are many therapists advertising who have nothing more than an online qualification, they will usually claim to have either a diploma or certificate in Hypnotherapy, these are not recognised qualifications. You can also ask if they’re affiliated with any professional associations, such as the International Hypnotherapy Association. If for example, a hypnotist uncovers trauma while doing hypnotherapy, they need to know how to treat trauma. In other words, having the education and training to diagnose and treat mental health conditions — which comes from being a degree qualified Psychologist — is a key component in the success of hypnotherapy and of course your safety.
For more information on how to find a qualified hypnotist, visit the following sites:
When choosing a hypnotherapist it is very important that you find a reputable and qualified therapist who is a member of and governed by the ethics ad standards of the International Hypnotherapy Association.
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