Acupuncture is a highly effective quit smoking method and especially for those who had been unsuccessful with other methods to stop smoking. Acupuncture has the ability to reduce cravings and alleviate withdrawal symptoms such as irritability, anxiety and difficulty concentrating.

Acupuncture works to adjust cravings by balancing the body’s brain chemistry and is also useful to help heal the damage caused by smoking. The effects of acupuncture in the smoking cessation process are:

  • Acupuncture helps to eliminate the nicotine withdrawal symptoms
  • Acupuncture can detoxify the body of nicotine
  • Acupuncture changes the taste of cigarettes

How many treatments?

Although some patients quit smoking after 2-3 sessions,, an average of 5-8 sessions can help most of the smokers quit or greatly reduce the amount of cigarettes consumed.

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