Smoking Cessation programs

Smoking Cessation

Auricular therapy is relatively pain-free, drug-free, and cost-effective system to quitting. At Metro Healthcare Partners, we offer personalized smoking cessation programs that address both the physiological and psychological aspects of nicotine addiction.

Usually, one treatment is all that is needed though some people require multiple treatments. We offer a variety of treatment programs designed to fit every patients needs. For those who adhere to the treatment plan, the success rate of auriculotherapy for smoking cessation could be as high as 75%. If you are motivated and ready to quit, our auriculotherapy treatment can provide a permanent solution to your nicotine cravings.

 

Benefits of Auricular Therapy for Nicotine Addiction

  • Disrupting the addictive process
  • Calming the nervous system and strengthening will power
  • Reducing cravings

 

Metro Healthcare Partners’ team of experts is highly experienced and can help develop a customized program for you. We give you all the support you would need for going through the treatment. To learn more about auriculotherapy and how it works, call (718) 769-2521.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Auricular Therapy?

It involves the micro-electric stimulation of the nerves on the outer ears.

How long has it been used at MHP?

We have used it in our office since 2000.

How does auricular therapy work?

The treatment triggers the release of naturally occurring substances called endorphins, which reduce symptoms of withdrawal and nicotine cravings.

Are there any side effects?

No, there are no known side effects. However, pacemakers and pregnancy are contraindications.

Is it painful?

No. Most patients report a painless treatment.

How long does a treatment session take?

Treatment and orientation take about an hour, with any follow-up appointments lasting approximately thirty minutes.

What is the success rate?

We track our results by following up with patients at regular intervals. We have found a consistent success rate of 70-75%.

 

If you are ready to quit smoking, our auricular therapy treatment can provide a permanent solution. To learn more about auricular therapy and how it works, call (718) 769-2521 or send an email to info@metrohealthnyc.com. We accept most major medical insurance plans as well as Medicare, Medicaid, No-Fault, and Workers’ Compensation.