Smokers often rationalize their habit by assuming they are only hurting themselves. However, smoking also affects the health of the people around you. Friends, children, family, co-workers, and even people who just happen to be nearby may suffer health problems from passive smoking. Anyone can learn how to use self-hypnosis to stop smoking from a well-designed program, and stop smoking hypnotherapy has a high rate of success because it makes the process of quitting smoking much easier.
Most people are aware of the dangers of smoking, yet despite knowing about the damaging effects of smoking on their personal health, many smokers cannot seem to quit. They rationalize their habit by assuming they are only hurting themselves if they smoke. However, smoking also affects the health of people who do not smoke. Friends, children, family, co-workers, and even people who just happen to be nearby may suffer health problems from passive smoking.
First of all, what is passive
smoking? You may be more familiar with the term "secondhand smoke" to describe smoke inhaled by someone who is near a smoker. Secondhand smoke is a combination of smoke from a burning cigarette, cigar, or pipe, and the smoke exhaled by a smoker. It often contains higher amounts of harmful chemicals than inhaled smoke, including twice as much tar and nicotine. This puts people exposed to secondhand smoke at a higher risk of smoking related diseases and health problems.
Studies of passive smoking effects on health show increased risks of lung disease, heart disease, and various illnesses for people constantly exposed to secondhand smoke. Health data on
smoking and passive smoking show a correlation between passive smoking and cancer, with passive smokers having increased risk of lung cancer and heart disease. It is not uncommon for the nonsmoking spouse or child of a smoker to develop
illnesses associated with smoking because of long-term secondhand smoke inhalation.
Passive smoking is especially harmful to infants and children. Children exposed to secondhand smoke have an increased risk of respiratory infections and other respiratory health problems. Children with asthma are at a higher risk of having more frequent asthma attacks. Secondhand smoke is also responsible for increasing a pregnant woman's risk of having a miscarriage or a low birth weight baby.
Due to the negative health effects of passive smoking, smoking has been banned in many public places, such as restaurants and bars. Passive smoking can also be a problem in the workplace. Workers who
inhale secondhand smoke have an increased risk of illness and even miss more days of work. This has led many offices to ban smoking on the premises, and some areas have even passed laws against smoking in the workplace. Amongst workplaces with a smoking ban, employers report increased productivity and decreased absences from work.
Ultimately, most smokers begin looking for ways to quit smoking out of concern for the health of their family. There are many ways to stop smoking, and one of the best ways is through the use of a quit smoking hypnosis program. Hypnosis programs for quitting smoking are designed specifically to help smokers stop smoking without withdrawal. They are particularly effective because they help smokers beat the mental aspect of the addiction, which is the most difficult part to overcome.
Self-hypnosis stop smoking programs are designed to teach people self-hypnosis techniques to help quit smoking. One of the best things about such a program is the fact that smokers learn how to stop smoking without experiencing withdrawal symptoms. Hypnosis techniques can reduce or even eliminate withdrawal symptoms commonly experienced using other methods of quitting smoking. Another good thing is that since people learn how to perform hypnotic techniques on themselves, they do not have to worry about having a relapse. If they ever feel an urge to smoke, they just recall and use the techniques that helped them quit.
Hypnotherapy targets multiple areas to help people quit smoking. It is an excellent tool for eliminating smoking cravings while also acting as a relaxation tool to relieve stress and anxiety. It also acts as a motivational tool to completely eliminate the psychological addiction to smoking. This combination of effects gives hypnosis its high rate of success in helping people to permanently stop smoking.
Stop smoking benefits include better health for the former smoker as well as for friends, family, and co-workers. Smokers who are looking to quit out of concern for their loved ones can turn to hypnotherapy for an effective and non-invasive tool for quitting smoking. Anyone can learn hypnosis techniques for quitting from a well-designed program, and stop smoking hypnosis therapy has a high rate of success because it makes the process of quitting smoking much easier.
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