point to health                                                 
     Western  Medical Acupuncture Clinic         
Bishopbriggs              
     
   

ACUPUNCTURE AND SMOKING CESSATION


 The last decade acupuncture increasingly is used to treat addictions like smoking.

Many studies showed that acupuncture was better than doing nothing, but the  conclusions  of these studies were cautious.However it is extremely important if someone managed to quit smoking,even with the help of acupuncture,because this has a direct impact on improving his health and his life quality.


PATIENT INFORMATION ABOUT SMOKING CESSATION


1. The patient must be determined to stop smoking.

2.Acupuncture is used to suppress the cravings and the symptoms caused by the nicotine withdrawal(irritability,stress,insomnia,dyspepsia,headaches)

3.Smoking is not allowed during the treatments.