Few People Realize That Smoking Causes Other Medical Problems:
Smoking interferes with the supply of oxygen and nutrients to the fetus.
Carbon monoxide inhaled from smoking is passed through the bloodstream and can result in miscarriage, premature birth, and even infant death.
One of the most recognizable signs of heavy smokers is “Smoker’s Face.” Such individuals have a wrinkled, weary, and haggard look.
Such wrinkling and other facial damages are due to the skin’s inability to obtain the oxygen needed for the bloodstream to maintain elasticity.
A person who smokes at least one pack of cigarettes a day receives a yearly dose of radiation equal to 300 chest X-rays.
Nicotine, after years of smoking, deprives the smoker’s body of much-needed vitamins and minerals.
Smoking And Your Health
It is a well-known fact that smokers significantly increase their chances of contracting many kinds of diseases; even death can result from smoking. For years, smoking has been linked to lung cancer, chronic lung diseases, cardiovascular disorders, angina pectoris, and hardening of the arteries, as well as, many other health ailments
This year, cigarette smoking will contribute to the deaths of approximately 300,000 Americans –six times the number of people who died in Vietnam in 10 years of fighting.
Cigarette smoke contains many toxic chemicals. Carbon monoxide robs the blood of oxygen leading to hypertension. Nicotine, an addictive agent, raises blood pressure. Both carbon monoxide and nicotine can lead to heart attack and stroke. Tar, which contains cancer-causing chemicals, builds up in lung tissue.
Strokes and fatal heart attacks are far more likely to occur with smokers than with nonsmokers
Acupuncture Can Help!
Electroacupuncture, combined with stress reduction, auriculotherapy (ear acupuncture), and detoxification will help a smoker quit. procedures offered in our clinic can Electro acupuncture and auriculotherapy procedures offered at Dragon Phoenix Acupuncture can effectively eliminate the habitual desire to smoke.
90-95% stop smoking after 3 or 4 consecutive treatments.
The effectiveness and, therefore, the most important aspect of this program is that treatment induces endorphins that are the key to relaxation, both mentally and physically, in addition to a feeling of total well being.
For patients who are concerned about gaining weight while giving up cigarettes, Dragon Phoenix Acupuncture now offers weight control acupuncture in conjunction with smoking cessation treatment at no extra cost.
Over 29 million Americans have already quit smoking. People who smoke have everything to gain, and nothing to lose by kicking the habit.
The choice is yours. Do you want to stop smoking? Or would you rather risk cancer, heart or lung disease, or even death? Take the first and schedule an appointment today.
If You Smoke
Please try to quit
Is Acupuncture Covered By Insurance?
Advertising firms and tobacco companies feature smokers in natural settings happily puffing away. Such advertisements are a lie.
Smokers would be better off if they could just kick the habit.
Why Can’t You Quit?
Millions of people have tried to quit smoking over the years. Only 3% are successful without professional help.
The desire to quit smoking is good, yet many people make the mistake of confusing good intentions or desire with willpower. The inability to quit smoking does not have as much to do with willpower as it does with following a program that will help a smoker succeed at overcoming their addiction to tobacco.
No matter how convincing the facts against smoking are – smokers need a program that will help you quit smoking.
Stop Smoking for Good Without side effects, withdrawal or weight gains.
Dragon Phoenix Acupuncture has a unique, effective program that has helped hundreds of smokers quit smoking.
Most insurance companies honor claims for acupuncture treatment. Patients are encouraged to contact their insurance provider. Dragon Phoenix Acupuncture will be pleased to assist in completing and filing insurance claim forms. Acupuncture treatment is tax-deductible as a medical expense.