Smoking Myths

Do you know what it takes to quit smoking?

​<Click on the Myths below to see the reality’>

Myth #1: There are as many reasons for smoking as there are smokers

Reality: Virtually all smokers smoke for the same one reason: addiction to the poison nicotine

Myth #2: Once you have been a smoker, you can never become a non-smoker again; you can only become an ex-smoker

Reality: If you understand The Symonds Method it’s easy to achieve the happy state where you can and should think of yourself as person who doesn’t smoke

Myth #3: Smoking irrevocably changes your brain

Reality: It doesn’t

Myth #4:
Stopping smoking is very difficult and requires lots of will-power

Reality: Many smokers want to believe this as an excuse for failing to stop. If you understand The Symonds Method, you can stop without difficulty – and you won’t need willpower

Myth #5: The best way to quit smoking is to use some kind of ‘product’, such as medicinal nicotine, e-cigarettes or prescription drugs.

Reality: These approaches are unnecessary and have a low success rate. It’s easy to get be free of nicotine in any form if you understand how the addiction works.

Learn more about Dr Symonds's approach to quitting smoking

Dr. Gabriel Symonds