Dr. Andrew Kong & Associates
Smoking Cessation Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death. Cigarettes cause 1 in 5 deaths every year. 1 cigarette takes 11 minutes off of your life. 1 cigarette contains 4,800 chemicals, 69 of which are known to cause cancer. Secondhand smoke kills 50,000 people a year. More than 16 million Americans live with a disease caused by smoking. Smoking turns your hair gray faster. Smoking increases your risk of heart attack by 200%-400%! On average, smokers die 10 years earlier than those who do not smoke. 69% of Smokers want to quit. 30% of cancer could be prevented by avoiding tobacco & alcohol, and by maintaining diet and physical activity. Are you or a loved one struggling with a nicotine addiction? We have a unique set of programs available for those who are ready to stop smoking. We will work together to decrease your cravings until they are eliminated completely. Some of our patients have very quick success, even after years of smoking. Our teams provides supplements that decreases the want you have for nicotine; we also have others that help control the feelings you might have while you are quitting such as anger, frustration or anxiety. We will help cleanse your body of the thousands of toxins that you have been exposed to, and provide you with the proper nutrition to boost your body back to pre-smoking or very close to pre-smoking health. Additionally, acupuncture can address the anxiety, mood swings and cravings associated with quitting smoking along with balancing your body as a whole. We also have programs that allow you to control your cravings quickly and effectively at home between visits, for more information please call (815) 397-8500!