Our ears are all about hearing and listening: not just what other people might say about us, and what we choose to hear, but what we choose to tell ourselves. When we suffer with an addiction, we are telling ourselves that we cannot cope without the external substance.
Pressure points in the ears can be especially effective in suppressing cravings. The theory behind the use of pressure points is that the cranial nerves, accessed through the ears, stimulate the nervous system to suppress urges. The aim therefore to suppress cravings, but also to engage the relaxation response, in order to regain balance.
A course of 6 auricular acupuncture treatments to help support you while giving up smoking. Small needles are inserted into the ears to assist the body in re-balancing during the withdrawal period.