Quit Smoking with Low Level Laser Therapy

Kick the habit – renew your life!

Low level laser operates on the principle similar to the 5,000 year old ancient Asian healing art of acupuncture. By focusing the laser to target energy points on the body, the intention is that this will stimulate the nerve endings so that the body is able to release natural chemicals called endorphins.

Endorphins have a calming, relaxing effect on the body that helps reduce nicotine and withdrawal symptoms. If the cravings produced by the cigarette addiction are reduced or eliminated the ability to withdraw without significant stress is improved.

Because of the complexities of the psychological side of the addiction, no one can force you to stop smoking, but we can help you eliminate the withdrawal and physical cravings with the use of the low level laser, allowing you to become a non-smoker in the easiest possible way. We will also give you information to help eliminate your emotional desire to smoke and some nutritional guidelines to help you body to detoxify quickly.

There are many ways to give up smoking, but low level laser therapy is a safe, easy, affordable and effective option to consider.

If you long to live a normal, healthy and smoke free lifestyle, it’s never too late to get started. Call Calgary Laserworks at 403-301-3730. As long as you want to quit we can make it easy for you. We’re here to help you succeed.

Calgary Stampede July 4-13, 2014

Celebrating 102 years of the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth!

Join us at the parade Friday July 4th, 2014 with this year’s Grand Marshal William Shatner. The parade is the annual kick-off to the Calgary Stampede. It begins at 8:55 am, but head down to the parade route early to ensure you get a great spot!

For 10 days it’s a citywide celebration of true western hospitality in a party atmosphere!

So much to see and do…

The Calgary Stampede has grown into one of the world’s richest rodeos, one of Canada’s largest festivals and a significant tourist attraction for the city.

The Stampede attracts over one million visitors per year and features an exciting parade, thrilling rodeos, the midway, concerts, stage shows, agricultural competitions, chuckwagon racing, First Nations exhibitions and so much more…

Don’t miss out! Head downtown to the parade Friday morning and on to the Stampede grounds for some foot-stomping, heart-pounding action and a truly memorable experience.

For event information visit http://cs.calgarystampede.com/events

Relieve Stress & Anxiety

Calgary Laserworks is all about helping people empower themselves to live a healthier, happier life …including reducing stress!

Most of us have many responsibilities and worries, which if we don’t manage well, leave our emergency stress response turned “on” most of the time. The more your body’s stress system is activated, the harder it is to shut off.

Chronic stress disrupts nearly every system in your body and can lead to serious health problems. It can raise our blood pressure, increase the risk of heart attack and stroke, and suppress our immune systems. Not to mention it can speed up the aging process, and really, who needs that?!

Managing stress in our lives is all about taking charge and being in control of our thoughts, our emotions, our schedule, our environment, and the way we handle our issues.

Responsibilities, worries, disappointments are inevitable, but misery is optional!

Worry and anxiety are the emotions that steal our present moments and quality of life. The mind is so powerful no matter how we choose to use it and we always have a choice about the way we respond.

Ready to take your life back?

Jump-start your new, relaxed, centered life with low level laser therapy at Calgary Laserworks. Call at 403-301-3730 to learn more!

Second Hand Smoke

As a non-smoker you are constantly aware of second hand smoke. Even standing downwind from the smoking area outside the office can send the non-smoker running.

Non-smokers exposed to second-hand smoke absorb the same harmful chemicals as smokers. Studies show that even low levels of second-hand smoke exposure can be harmful.

Second hand smoke effects everyone and everything around you. Children, pregnant women, people with breathing issues, your family.

Exposure to second-hand smoke increases your risk for lung disease, heart disease, heart attacks and stroke.

Do something for yourself and those around you. Visit Calgary Laserworks for a new age solution to quit smoking.

Second Hand Smoke Risks

Stop SmokingDid you know that second hand smoke causes almost 50,000 deaths in North America every year? That number includes almost 1000 infants. Those are deaths of non-smokers.

In shock yet?

Smokers are at high risk for many diseases:

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis)
  • Lung cancer
  • Cancer of the mouth, lip, throat and voice box
  • Cancer of the pancreas
  • Breast cancer
  • Cervical cancer
  • Stomach cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Leukemia

To name a few.

Second hand smoke can cause all of these diseases and more in non-smokers as well.

For babies and children, no amount of second-hand smoke is safe. According to the 2012 Canadian Tobacco Use Monitoring Survey (CTUMS), 4.5% of children between the ages of 0 and 17 years were regularly exposed to second-hand smoke in the home.

Time to quit smoking.

Calgary Laserworks can help you quit.

Have a Blessed Easter!

Easter – a wonderful and most beautiful celebration of spring and rebirth.

This time of year is often considered a time of renewal in our lives, the perfect time to start over – everything so fresh and new.

Springtime and Easter is also a great time to consider empowering yourself to live a healthier, happier life. At Calgary Laserworks, we will provide you with all the information you’ll need to quit smoking. Working together, with your desire and our support you can make the change.

The staff at Calgary Laserworks wish you a safe and beautiful Easter weekend.

Are You Tired of Your Smoking Addiction?

If you’ve been smoking for many years and have tried to quit time and again, but now believe that there’s little or no chance that you ever could, PLEASE contact Calgary Laserworks. There actually is a way…

Low Level Laser Therapy

Laser therapy is a non-medical procedure that uses low level laser beams to help promote the release of endorphins (brain chemicals) in the body helping to lower tensions and stress levels, as well as eliminate cravings for nicotine.

During the laser treatment energy points on the hands, face, and ears will be stimulated. The treatment is very calming, pain-free and leaves you with a sense of well-being.

Calgary Laserworks will help with the key aspects of nicotine addiction and the common symptoms associated with withdrawal – physical, psychological, appetite suppression and detoxification:

  • Physical – block the need for nicotine and eliminate most, if not all, of the physical cravings for nicotine
  • Psychological – reduce stress and anxiety by providing tools and techniques to help you deal with the psychological issues
  • Appetite Suppression – hunger is caused by the body adjusting to lack of appetite suppression from nicotine
  • Detoxification – eliminate the dangerous nicotine and toxins from your body quickly and safely

At Calgary Laserworks we do not prescribe, we only suggest. We provide a list of supplements that will help the body eliminate nicotine and other toxins. The sooner all the poisons are removed from your body the sooner any residual cravings will disappear. The first 72 hours of quitting are considered to be a crucial detoxification period.

Technology has improved to the point where laser therapy is a safe, highly effective and affordable way to quit smoking once and for all.

If you long to live a normal, healthy and smoke free lifestyle, it’s never too late to get started. Regain control…call 403-301-3730. We’re here to help you succeed.

Reflexology

reflexologyDid you know that Reflexology originated just about the same time as Acupuncture?

No one in the West had heard of Reflexology until an American ear, nose and throat specialist named Dr. William Fitzgerald, introduced it at the beginning this century. He took the first steps toward dividing the body into ten reflex zones and 3000 years after its conception Reflexology came to America.

In 1930 Eunice Ingham, a masseur, refined the “zone therapy” developed by Fritgerald, to what is known today as Reflexology. She was instrumental in charting the feet in detail to determine which part of the sole corresponded to which part of the body.

Many conditions like anxiety, asthma, cancer treatment, diabetes, headaches, PMS and sinusitis to name a few can be helped with Reflexology.

Calgary Laser Works & Reflexology can guide you through the process of discovering this ancient form of therapy.

Health & Happiness

HealthHow can Calgary Laserworks and Reflexology help with your health?

You’ve heard the expression, “If you don’t have your health you have nothing.”

Take it from those that are bed ridden or restricted to a wheel chair because of their health that this statement is true.

Studies have shown that stress has a huge effect on your health. Stress and worry can lead to immune system breakdown and heart related issues.

Smoking is another big factor in the state of your health. It causes lung disease, cancer, emphysema and coronary breakdown.

Studies also show that being thankful and happy can reduce stress.

It is known that 50% of our inclination to be happy is genetic, something you can’t effect very much, 10% is based on surroundings (job, money and family) and 40% is “deliberate action”. Deliberate actions are things we can control through behaviour.

We asked the question, how can Calgary Laserworks and Reflexology help with your health?

It can help you stop smoking, reduce stress, it can help you relax, it can improve your immune system and much more.

Be grateful you are improving your health.

Calgary Laserworks and Reflexology

 Certified Reflexologist

ReflexologyThe origins of reflexology can be traced back may thousands of years. Many civilizations and cultures have used this ancient form of healing throughout history. The main principle of reflexology that has evolved with time and research is that the feet mirror the body.

In the early 30”s, Dr Riley had a physiotherapist in his office called Eunice Ingham. Dr. J. Riley taught the reflex technique to his wife Elizabeth and Eunice Ingham. Eunice Ingham became engrossed in zone therapy. With the aid of visiting Chinese doctors, who gave her documentation illustrating how the Chinese perceive the feet to mirror the body, she started equating areas on the feet with the anatomy of the body and drew up detailed foot charts.

Eunice Ingham’s work became more and more reflex based but, confusingly, she continued to use the term “zone therapy” for some time. She found that not only did “zone therapy” relieve pain but it also promoted healing. Over the course of her work she changed the term from “zone therapy” to “compression massage” and finally settled with “reflexology“.

Benefits of reflexology include:

Stress Reduction

When we are stressed our body’s defences break down and we become more susceptible to illness and disease. Reflexology can assist in reducing stress by generating deep tranquil relaxation, helping the body balance itself and allowing healing energy to flow.

Improved Circulation

Blood needs to flow freely throughout the body carrying oxygen and nutrients to all the cells and removing the waste products of metabolism and other toxins. By reducing stress and tension, reflexology allows the cardiovascular vessels to conduct the flow of blood naturally and easily.

Improved Immune System

Reflexology stimulates the lymphatic system thus reducing risk of infection. It cleanses the body of toxins and impurities and also stimulates the production of endorphins, leading to an improved immune system and sense of well-being.

Increased Energy

Reflexology revitalises energy throughout the body by relaxing and opening up the energy pathways.

  • Pain relief
  • Relaxation
  • Assistance in getting rid of the body’s toxins
  • Decrease in the number of headaches
  • Nerve stimulation
  • Relief of allergy symptoms
  • Lessened fatigue, feeling energized
  • Healthier immune system
  • Insomnia
  • Sense of well-being

Negative Side Effects of Reflexology

In some cases, temporary negative effects of reflexology occur. These include:

  • Headache
  • Feelings of nausea
  • Sensitivity in the feet

These side effects may occur as a result of toxins being emitted from the body. Any negative side effects which occur are not expected to last any longer than 24 hours. Such results may occur in someone who first experiences reflexology, but are unlikely to occur again and are only the result of the positive changes being made in the body.

Things to remember

Calgary Laserworks and Reflexology does not diagnose, prescribe medication for medical or psychological conditions.

Please consult your doctor if you have a medical condition.

Contact us for more information on the benefits of reflexology.

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