Tag Archives: stop smoking

Cancer risk of nicotine gum and lozenges higher than thought

Nicotine chewing gum, lozenges and inhalers designed to help people to give up smoking may have the potential to cause cancer, research has suggested. Scientists have discovered a link between mouth cancer and exposure to nicotine, which may indicate that using oral nicotine replacement therapies for long periods could contribute to a raised risk of […]

How We’re Helping Prevent One Billion Deaths From Smoking

Time magazine reported this week that one billion people will die from smoking by the end of this century. According to the World Health Organisation, smoking related illness already kills a person every six seconds (that’s 100 million people in the 20th century alone). As stop smoking experts, we help people quit smoking every day. […]

Its never too late to stop smoking

According to an article in New Scientist, smokers with lung cancer who continue smoking may prevent the chemotherapy treament from working. Nor are patches the answer, as it turns out it is nicotine that causes the effect. Srikumar Chellappan and colleagues at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Florida, looked […]

Call for NHS funding to help smokers quit with hypnosis

According to Scotland Today, there are calls for hypnosis treatment for smokers to be funded by the NHS ahead of the public smoking ban. According to research into the most effective methods to stop smoking, hypnosis was found to be three times more effective than Nicotine Replacement Therapy (i.e nicotine patches or gum). A New […]

Everything is possible

An article in this week’s Sunday Times highlights the benefits of NLP in helping people overcome habits and negative behaviours. As Anita Chaudhuri reports, NLP is a way of reprogramming the mind in order to change negative behaviour. It works by identifying subconscious pessimistic patterns, then zaps them by replacing them with new thoughts and […]

Smoking becoming a drag?

With Christmas fast approaching, many smokers are mentally gearing themselves up to quit – once the festivities have finished, of course – determined to make sure that this year the New Years resolution will stick. Certainly, as hypnotherapists, we see a marked increase in the numbers of clients wanting help to stop smoking around the […]