Janet Horwood, Health Editor and columnist at Womans Weekly wrote an article in November 2011, about the benefits of complementary therapies, including acupuncture, when giving up smoking. She reported that when quitting smoking, “Some people swear by acupuncture, which studies show works well if you are very motivated”.
From a biomedical viewpoint, acupuncture is believed to stimulate the nervous system, influencing the production of the body’s communication substances – hormones and neurotransmitters. The resulting biochemical changes activate the body’s self-regulating homeostatic systems, stimulating its natural healing abilities and promoting physical and emotional well-being.
Charlotte Green practices acupuncture in Preston, and her clinic is conveniently located for patients travelling from throughout Lancashire. To find out if acupuncture may be helpful for you, please contact her.