Is Hypnotherapy Effective for Stopping Smoking?
Let’s take a look at the data:
The above graph represents a compilation of data from numerous studies about the success rates for various approaches to smoking cessation.
As you can see, Cold Turkey fares the worst, with a 10% success rate. This number is consistent across virtually all studies. Cold Turkey fails 90% of the time
Nicotine Patches and Gum is twice as good, with a 20% – 22% success rate. This means it fails about 80% of the time.
Chantax is slightly better with a 24% success rate (76% failure rate). And Chantax can come with some very serious side-effects.
Acupuncture has a 30% success rate. No negative side effects, though the standard methods involve putting needles in the ear, which can be a bit painful.
Individual Hypnotherapy has a success rate of 60% to 95%, depending on the approach used. The method that I use has been researched to have a 95% success rate.