Smoking Hurts Your Feet!

Smoking hurts your feet

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Most smokers are well aware of the risks associated with smoking: lung cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, emphysema and many more. But many smokers suffer from a more puzzling tobacco-induced symptom: chronic foot pain. Difficulty walking, nasty sores that won’t go away, swollen feet that can’t fit into shoes—these are just a few of problems associated with smokers’ chronic foot pain. The only way to get rid of these troublesome symptoms is to quit smoking. But before we tackle how to quit smoking, let’s first get a better understanding of why smoking makes the feet ache.

Why Smoking Makes Your Feet Ache

Smoking causes chronic foot pain because of a condition known as peripheral arterial disease or PAD. PAD is caused by the build-up of excess plaque in the arteries. Particularly vulnerable to this build-up are the legs and feet. As the veins and arteries clog up, blood has a harder time circulating through the legs and feet and this can cause pain, numbness and foot sores that do not heal. PAD is a nasty problem and smokers are four times as likely to develop it as non-smokers due to the way in which tobacco smoke ravages the cardiovascular system.

How to Avoid Aching Feet

The best way to avoid developing PAD is to quit smoking. Within hours after the last cigarette puff, the body begins to heal. It is almost never too late to mitigate smoking risks by quitting. There are a many quit smoking methods out there. A particularly effective approach to quitting smoking is  quit smoking hypnosis. Quit smoking hypnosis can be done alone or under the watchful eye of a hypnotherapist. Quit smoking hypnosis’s goal is to help the smoker create new systems of beliefs and new thought processes vis-à-vis smoking so that they no longer depend on tobacco products for psychological soothing.

Quit Smoking Hypnosis

Hypnosis gets to the root of the psychosocial smoking habit. This gives smokers the power to take control of their thoughts, emotions and habits so that these processes can guide them in a healthier direction for their bodies and minds.

Aches Pains Numbness in the feet?

Smoking is very likely the culprit. Smoking is a psychosocial habit and it will make your feet hurt—but only if you let it. The power to quit smoking rests in your hands and your hands alone. If you, or someone you know, are struggling with a smoking habit, please contact me. Alternatively you can book online and choose a date and time that will suit you. I look forward to meeting you and assisting you to become non smoker for life. The benefit is you have a includes a Lifetime Guarantee!

How Can Hypnosis Help Me

If you are seeking help or experiencing the frustration of being a smoker, then reach out and make contact. The Hypnotherapist Maureen Hamilton says her greatest love is to see just one more person being taken from the crutches of the cigarette companies and being free of this killing habit. You are also given a Lifetime Guarantee. This means if you ever smoke again, you can come back for another session and there is no charge to you. Maureen can be contacted on 1300 619 684 or alternatively you can make your booking online and set your date to become a non smoker for life and in only one easy session.