Nicotine Addiction is a Complex, Multi-faceted ‘Disease of the Brain.’
“Addiction is a disease — a treatable disease — and it needs to be understood.”
– Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
Stopping smoking often requires an individualized, comprehensive, collaborative approach.
My unique background in Smoking Cessation includes training and experience in:
- Behavior modification
- Cardiac risk factor reduction
- Tobacco treatment counseling.
… Combining standardized methods of treatment along with supportive, complementary therapies. Due to the many disease states and high risk of morbidity and mortality associated with cigarette smoking and use of tobacco products, Stopping Smoking is the most important change you can make to positively impact your health, The Minute you Stop Smoking your body begins to realize Benefits. Contact us Today For Help.
Smoking Cigarettes is –
- #1 Preventable Cause of Cancer Deaths in Men and Women
- Lung Cancer is the most preventable cause of cancer death.
- 80% of lung cancer deaths are related to smoking
- 1 in 10 smokers will get cancer.
- Besides lung cancer, tobacco use also increases the risk for cancers other cancers:Eg. mouth, lips, nose and sinuses, larynx (voice box), pharynx (throat), esophagus (swallowing tube), stomach, pancreas, kidney, bladder, uterus, cervix, colon/rectum, ovary (mucinous), and acute myeloid leukemia. (Source: Cancer Facts & Figures 2014)
- In the United States, tobacco use is responsible for nearly 1 in 5 deaths; this equals about 480,000 early deaths each year. (Source: Cancer Facts & Figures 2014; and US Surgeon General Report 2014)
- Tobacco use accounts for at least 30% of all cancer deaths, causing 87% of lung cancer deaths in men, and 70% of lung cancer deaths in women. (Source: Cancer Facts & Figures 2014)Resources:http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/tobaccocancer/tobacco-related-cancer-fact-sheethttp://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/fast_facts/
Ask your doctor about your risks of cancer, and ways to prevent cancer. If you smoke, talk to your doctor about ways to stop. You will be glad you did!
Contact me for assistance with smoking cessation to Make it Easier to Stop.
- “Happily Smoke-FREE! Thank you again!” – S.J. Peabody MA
(Successful Smoking Cessation since 2012 With Hypnotherapy and Tobacco Treatment Counseling.)
- “My visit to you and your expertise in smoking cessation exercises provided the spark that led me down…and keeps me on… what I call the Yellow Brick Road, which is my smoke-free environment.” – Bill S., (Smoke-Free since 2011, with hypnosis)
- Cynthia Z. (Smoke-FREE since 2002 after one hypnosis session.)