Statistical studies show a 90-95% success rate in smoking cessation with acupuncture therapy.
What are the effects of acupuncture on the smoker?
Acupuncture urges the brain to produce the hormones and neurochemicals that will replace the euphoric, antidepressant and tonic effect of nicotine, immediately, thus the patient will feel strong, happy and proud of their achievement.
It has been proved and demonstrated in the literature that less than five cigarettes a day are enough to cause lung damage! According to a recent US scientific study, ex-smokers can have visible lung damage even three decades after quitting.
Researchers at the Columbia University College of Medicine, in New York, published a study in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine journal, which examined more than 25,000 people, both smokers and non-smokers and noted that:
The final findings of this research prove, once again, the harmful effects of smoking and that everyone should be seriously encouraged to quit smoking, no matter how many cigarettes they smoke a day.