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The Health Benefits of Quitting Smoking

Updated: Apr 7

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Quitting smoking is a major step towards improving your overall health and well-being.

Smoking is a leading cause of preventable death and disease, and quitting can significantly reduce your risk of developing smoking-related illnesses such as lung cancer, heart disease, and stroke.

While quitting smoking can be a challenging process, hypnosis has been shown to be a highly effective way to break the habit and achieve lasting success.

One of the main benefits of using hypnosis to quit smoking is that it targets the subconscious

mind, which is part of the mind that controls habits and automatic responses. By accessing the

subconscious mind, individuals can change the negative thought patterns and behaviors that contribute to their smoking habit.

Hypnosis can also help to reduce cravings and withdrawal symptoms, making the process of quitting smoking more manageable.

It can also help to address any underlying psychological issues or triggers that may be contributing to the smoking habit.

In addition to its effectiveness, hypnosis is also a safe and natural treatment option.

It does not involve the use of medications or harmful chemicals, and there are few, if any, side effects associated with hypnosis.

If you are wondering just how quickly your body begins the healing process, we have a timeline below.

After 20 minutes

Your blood pressure and pulse rate return to normal.

After 8 hours

Oxygen levels in your blood return to normal and the levels of nicotine and carbon monoxide are reduced by more than half.

After 24 hours

Carbon monoxide has been eliminated from your body.

Your lungs start to clear out mucus and other smoking debris.

Between 48-72 hours

There’s no nicotine left in your body.