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  1. Should I stop smoking to help against Coronavirus and will hypnosis help?

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    Can Smoking lead to Coronavirus?

    Smoking itself is of course never good for us, but news coming out now shows that in cases of coronavirus smokers seem to have been affected more than non smokers. Of course it doesn’t follow that smoking in itself is the problem. The biggest problem is that smoking weakens your immune system.

    Public health officials now recommend several ways for people to improve their immune system and protect themselves against the virus.

    Coming up very highly in the list of things that could help you is to quit smoking.

    cigarette stubbed out quit smoking hypnosis

    If the idea of being a non smoker has been on your mind for a while then perhaps now is the time to make it actually happen.

    A recent study of more than 44,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in China showed that men (2.8 per cent) are more likely than women (1.7 per cent) to die of the virus. Men represented 51 per cent of confirmed cases. Some researchers believe smoking could be the reason for the disparity.

    Chinese men smoke more than Chinese women — In China men smoker more than women and it has been shown that cigarette smoke weakens the defensive function of the immune system.

    Even social or occasional smoking can cause damage to a your lungs and body, leading to problems like high blood pressure, high cholesterol and hypertension.

    It may even be possible that smoking makes a person more susceptible to catching viruses like COVID-19. There is “conclusive evidence that smoking is associated with an increased risk of respiratory viral infection,” per the results of a 2014 report.

     

    There’s currently little data to prove that smoking is a risk factor for COVID-19 specifically, but the World Health Organization (WHO) says it’s a possibility.

    “There is a marked difference between males and females in this outbreak in terms of severity, and there’s certainly a marked difference in [smoking] habits in China,” Michael Ryan, executive director of WHO’s Health Emergencies Programme, said in a news conference on Feb. 14.

    “It goes without saying that smoking is a risk factor for severity of any lower respiratory tract infection, and we would expect it to.”

    The good news is that quitting smoking can have almost immediate positive effects on a person’s body, generally to do with heart health; our bodies have a great ability to heal themselves and almost as soon as you stop smoking things can start to improve for you.

    What happens when you stop smoking cigarettes?

    Within just 20 minutes, your blood pressure drops to a level similar to what it was before your last cigarette.

    Just eight hours later, the level of toxic carbon monoxide in your blood drops to normal, and within 24 hours, your risk of heart attack begins to drop. After 10 years of not smoking, your chance of dying from lung cancer dramatically decreases.

    Can I use Hypnosis to help me quit smoking and help guard against Coronavirus?

    Quitting smoking with hypnotherapy has been shown in studies to be one of the most effective ways to give up cigarettes. It’s also must better than switching to vaping, you don’t need to inhale anything and you are not still paying out lots of money all the time.

    You can read all about hypnotherapy to quit smoking here...

    Quit Smoking Hypnotherapy – How does it work

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  2. Why Simon Cowell can’t use Hypnosis to Quit Smoking

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    Why Simon Cowell can’t use Hypnosis to Quit Smoking

    Good friend of Simon Cowell Paul McKenna, says that even hypnotherapy can't force Simon Cowell to stop smoking  

     One of the things about helping people to stop smoking with hypnosis is that you can’t make anyone stop smoking. When they come and see you for hypnotherapy they have already made the decision to become a non smoker. I have written about his before with Adele who really didn’t want to stop smoking even though she saw a hypnotherpist She found it very useful for stage nerves because she really did want to deal with them of course.

    Now the Daily Mirror reports that famous hypnotist and Life coach Paul McKenna has told how his close friend Simon Cowell has given up on hypnotism as a way to quit smoking. He didn’t really want to stop as he liked it so much! Now he unwinds by playing Twister instead. X Factor boss Simon, 59, has tried hypnotherapy more than once but admitted he failed hands-down.

    You Have to Want to Stop Smoking for Hypnosis

    Paul, who has sold millions of self-help books, says he knows the music mogul too well to even try persuading him to kick the habit – because he does not really want to quit. Paul, 55, said: “Simon will do what he wants to do and I haven’t given him any hypnotherapy to stop. “My take on smoking is, if someone wants to smoke then it’s a lifestyle choice – the last thing I want to do is to lecture people on these things. “Simon hasn’t asked for my help to quit, I think he’s quite happy as he is.” Pop guru Simon has managed to slash his habit from the 80 a day he used to smoke, taking up vaping two years ago for the sake of his son, Eric.

    This is always the key to success. Often people contact me to ask about how quit smoking hypnotherapy works and when I explain they go away and think about it. I hear from them again once they have really decided that the time is right for them to stop.

    You can watch a video here all about how it works and if you would like to come and see me and get some help to stop smoking (We can always ask for help, we don’t need to do these things alone) you can email me on [email protected]