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Can laser therapy help you quit smoking?

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Laser therapy is one method to help people quit smoking, explains the American Cancer Society. This type of treatment works similarly to acupuncture, but there is no scientific evidence that it works for smoking cessation.

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Can laser therapy help you quit smoking?
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This type of laser treatment, known as cold laser therapy, helps relax the smoker, and it releases endorphins throughout the body, claims the American Cancer Society. When the endorphins release into the body, they serve as natural pain relievers and mimic the effects that nicotine has on the brain. Practitioners of this method claim that cold laser therapy helps balance the energy in the body, thus relieving the addiction.

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