Smoking Cessation TreatmentSigns You May Be Addicted to Smoking
Anyone that’s tried to quit smoking before knows just how difficult it can be. Not only is nicotine highly addictive, but there’s also a psychological component that can’t be ignored. The ritual of smoking becomes ingrained in the smoker’s life. Add in the withdrawal symptoms users suffer when they try to stop, and you have a very challenging habit to break.But break it you must, because the stakes are high. According to the American Heart Association, smoking is the world’s leading preventable cause of death. The habit is tied to several adverse health conditions, including lung cancer, heart disease, stroke, COPD, emphysema, and more. Roughly 10 million people are killed each year in India due to Tobacco.Smoking cessation products abound, but they’re often ineffective. TMS is a better alternative.How TMS Breaks Your Smoking HabitOther products fail because they don’t treat the source of your addiction — your cravings.Quitting cold turkey almost never works. Medications can have nasty side effects. Patches and gum just replace one source of nicotine with another. When these are your options, it’s no wonder so many people return to smoking.TMS is different. It’s a safe, non-invasive procedure that uses patterns of magnetic pulses to calm the regions of the brain associated with addiction. With repeated sessions, your cravings will recede into the background. They won’t control you the way they usually do. You’ll be able to ignore them. And before you know it, you’ll be a nonsmoker.
If you’ve been smoking for a long time, you’re almost certainly addicted, but addiction can affect newer smokers as well. If the following applies to you, it may be time to quit for good.
- Do you need a cigarette to start your day?
- Do you take frequent cigarette breaks?
- Do you use nicotine to help you concentrate or function?
- Do you feel lousy when you can’t smoke?
- Do you spend a significant amount of money on tobacco products?
- Have you tried quitting unsuccessfully in the past?