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Weight gain after quitting smoking
Weight gain after quitting smoking does sometimes occur for two reasons.
• One is simply the “dummy” effect where people are very used to putting something in their mouth and this can easily be changed with hypnosis and the pre-talk that we do at Quit Quick Adelaide..
• The other is because the tobacco companies cure the tobacco leaves in Molasses so that you get a sugar hit with every cigarette. Sugar is very highly addictive and this adds to the dummy effect.
The solution here is to carry a small bag of sultanas around with you for a few days eating one at a time, not handfuls, just to wean yourself off that sugar hit that you associate with smoking
When you quit smoking with hypnosis, the very deep relaxation causes chemical to be released in your brain that break down the extra connections you have built over the years between the neurones that are involved in your habit.
Then you build new connections so that you are able to change your habit and avoid that weight gain after quitting smoking that other people sometime have