Laser Therapy Gives Smokers Hope for Successful New Year's Resolution

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 General News
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SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Dec. 18 January 1, 2008 will mark theritualistic day of New Year's promises as many vow to stop smoking. The NewYear also brings added pressure to smokers as January 1 marks the first day ofthe Illinois Smoking Ban.

For those resolving to make 2008 the start of a smoke-free life, a newtechnology called low-level laser therapy, is available. Laser Therapy,provided by Achieve Laser, is quickly becoming a very successful aid inhelping individuals to quit smoking once and for all.

Achieve Laser opened in April 2007 and has experienced encouraging successrates for those committed to quitting. Of the clients who have started theAchieve Laser program, approximately 70% have remained smoke-free after 30days.

"Our ambition is to help smokers achieve their goal of breaking theirsmoking addiction forever," states David Jackson, CEO of Achieve Laser.

Mr. Jackson personally overcame his nicotine addiction after more than 15years of smoking a pack a day. "My success with laser therapy motivated me tooffer new hope to smokers still struggling to quit. Our work is verygratifying and we are extremely proud of the success of our clients."

The cost of Achieve Laser's 3-Step Program is $329. Before treatmentbegins all individuals are screened to determine their smoking and healthhistory. Once approved, clients are placed into a comprehensive program thatincludes several laser treatments and a customized plan, which addresses theunique behavioral and psychological aspects of the individual's addiction.

Based on similar principles as acupuncture, laser therapy utilizes a coollaser that targets various points on the body including the ears, face, andhands. Laser treatments promote the release of endorphins - the body's naturalchemical, which promotes relaxation. This effect helps to minimize withdrawalsymptoms and cravings that accompany nicotine withdrawal.

"Unlike other smoking cessation aides, laser therapy does not involvedrugs or nicotine replacement," states Brian Frank, co-owner of Achieve Laser."This allows our clients to overcome their body's addiction faster and withoutside-effects."

For individuals resolved to making 2008 their smoke-free year, and thosefacing the upcoming Illinois Smoking Ban, laser therapy may be a successfulchoice.

For more information visit www.AchieveLaser.com orwww.QuitSmokingChicago.net

Achieve Laser provides gift cards at www.QuitSmokingGiftCard.com.

Visit www.AchieveWellnessPros.com for additional information about corporate

programs for businesses who want to help their employees quit smoking.

SOURCE Achieve Laser


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