When all the efforts based on will power and
determination fail to make you quit smoking, a rehabilitation center is
the avenue left open for you to explore. Rehabilitation center with it's
modern medical therapies and behavioral therapies helps smokers quit
Conventional nicotine substitute
treatment is quite common- for example nicotine gum, spray and patch. It
helps addict decrease dependence on nicotine. But, nowadays new
medicines have been introduced by rehab centers. A medicine varenicline
has been recently introduced that can be taken orally.
rehab centers provide constant counseling about disastrous effects of
not quitting smoking. Smokers are convinced that if they continue
smoking they may develop heart disease or cancer. A balanced combination
of psychological and medicinal treatment is used to treat the sufferer.
rehab centers also provide a list of skills with the help of which a
patient can keep himself/herself away from smoking. In certain chronic
cases of smoking, hypnosis is also used by rehab centers as a mode of
Usually, treatment at rehab centers start with
evaluation of level of addiction. Then behavioral therapy is introduced
in three stages. It is first done at individual level followed by group
and family level therapy.
Replacement therapy is practised with
the help of nicotine substitutes like Bupropion, inhaler and alike.