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Are Electronic Cigarettes The Answer?

by Dr. Antonio Howell, MD

in Blog

What about cigarette substitutes such as the electronic cigarettes? The argument is that they are not as harmful as cigarettes, therefore safer. And in some states cheaper than smoking. I would agree except for one thing. Nobody needs to smoke. Smoking is not a necessary function like eating, breathing and exercising. If you never took […]

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Hypnotism & Weight Loss

by Dr. Antonio Howell, MD

in Blog, hypnotism

Do you believe hypnotism can help you quit smoking? I had a patient tell me that he and his wife went to a hypnotist paid $250 each to get hypnotized to quit smoking. They spent about an hour in the guys’ office and left. My patient said that as soon as he got into the […]

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Subtle changes in your thinking can swing big doors in your ability to quit. For example the difference between agreement and conviction. Conviction is an unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence. Whereas agreement may just be a meeting of the mind but without fully believing. You have to become convicted to […]

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So you some how managed to quit. And you are feeling great. You go out with your friends and they are smoking. You reason that you are different than you were say 6mo ago when you smoked. Today you have things figured out. Your thinking is much clearer than before. So when someone offers you […]

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8-10 Rule of Smoking

by Dr. Antonio Howell, MD

in Blog, quit smoking

1 cigarette diminishes your life by 8-10minutes 1 week of smoking diminishes your life by 8-10hrs 1 year of smoking diminishes your life by 8-10weeks A lifetime of smoking diminishes your life by 8-10 years

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