Quitting smoking may be successful with acupuncture.
Acupuncture is part of complex treatment. It is used to overcome nicotine, specialists say.
Trough acupuncture is suppressed nicotine abstinence. It is important to know that not always the result is positive. Some people quit smoking easier than others, some people do not need medical help, others cannot quit even with help.
For quitting smoking with acupuncture doesn’t matter how many years or how many cigarettes you have smoked. It is true that the man used a higher dose of nicotine; the symptoms of withdrawal will be more prominent. But this is not the only factor affecting. Mental toughness of each is different, has a role and status of the autonomic nervous system. Sometimes smoker with 5 years experience quits smoking is much more difficult than that smoked in ’20.
Acupuncture should start at the 16-th hour after last cigarette because then the desire to smoke is biggest. Then appetite for cigarettes is most acute, one has an overwhelming desire to smoke. The patient become nervous, irritable and irascible and might even sweat and heartbeat quickens.
Needles are put on specific bioactive points of the body – by ear, nose and hands. Used needles are 8 – 4 ear and 2 in the hands and nose. Patient does not feel needles.
Gutter specific points in the body work specialist in acupuncture. If the needle gets to the right place, the body releases biogenic morphine, so called endorphins. They are several species that are known as hormones of pleasure and help mental equilibrium.
In some cases, makes active stimulation with needles by hand or electricity.
In the worst cases do electrostimulation. Because it is proven that it releases more endorphins than normal procedure.
In electro acupuncture needle is attached to the electrodes through which flows a weak current.
In the nearest points on the ear with the force he is 100 Hz, and in more distant – from 2 to 4 Hz. AF current is passed through stuck into the ear silver needle and stimulate certain points, it increases production of endorphins and reduces nicotine. Current intensifies the effect. Session lasts from 30 to 60 minutes.
Usually in the beginning people are tense and worried. The needles do their work and often fall asleep. Procedure allows people to rest and sometimes fall asleep.