Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group have published the results of research showing that use of NRT for smoking cessation produces a success rate of 14%. However, a combination of two NRTs - patches plus gum, or lozanges - produces a success rate of 17%.
CTAG aren't clear on success rates of psychological support or hypnotherapy - as they say that they haven't had enough controlled studies. However, they do cite studies that have produced a success rate of 95% of people who have given up and stayed off for at least a year.
Effective Hypnosis, operating in Mount Park RD Ealing W5 2RS, and Marlborough RD, Hilligngdon Heath UB10 0PS has never met the 95% success rate. But we are pleased with our results for those that have given up immediately following hypnotherapy, and have themn stayed off smoking for at least a year - - see our website www.effectivehypnosis.co.uk and the testimonials on www.thebestof.co.uk/local/ealing
The state of hypnosis is very like the state between waking and sleeping. There are various methods of getting you to this state. But once you are there - you are highly suggestible to positive suggestions....