Revista Habanera de Ciencias Médicas
versión On-line ISSN 1729-519X
TOSAR PEREZ, María Asunción; DEL POZO, Elda Alba; CALZADILLA QUINTANA, Tatiana y CASTELLANOS VEITIA, Silvia V. Smoking cessation with natural and tradictional technniques. Rev haban cienc méd [online]. 2009, vol.8, n.4, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1729-519X.
A longitudinal study was carried out in the Clinic of Medicine Traditional Natural Cowherds, City of the Havana, from year 2004 to 2006, with the objectives of evaluating the effectiveness of the technical auriculoterapia, floral therapy and the group therapy in the Smoking cessation, to describe more frequent symptoms that appear in the abstinence according to treatment and Identifying its possible relapse causes. 1080 patients of both sexes incorporated, and they were divided at random in three groups of treatments: Auriculotherapy, Floral Therapy and Group Therapy. The Therapies consisted of 12 sessions. 65.0% of the patients had a satisfactory evolution. The floral therapy was the most effective technique. The stress situations were reasons of relapses. The symptoms of the abstinence were: anxiety, irritability and the sensation of hunger.
Palabras llave : Smoking cessation; Medicine Traditional Natural/..