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February 1, 2011 @ 6:59 am

Acupuncture Procedures to Help You Stop Smoking


Tom Ingegno, a licensed Acupuncturist with over a decade of experience in Oriental Medicine joined the show. He was recently voted Best Acupuncturist by the Baltimore City Paper’s Reader Poll in 2010.

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Tom Ingegno M.S.O.M., L.Ac. is a licensed Acupuncturist has a Masters degree in Oriental Medicine, and a Bachelors degree in Professional Health Science. Tom is nationally certified (NCCAOM) and a Licensed Acupuncturist in both New York and Maryland. He has been studying Internal Cultivation Arts including Meditation, Qi Gong, Xing Yi and Tai Chi for over 15 years. Tom has also been formally trained in Chinese Herbal Medicine.
 He has taught and supervised at the New York College of Health Professions and the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York.

He is also publishing a book called "You Got Sick, Now What?" which will explain seven Oriental Medicine techniques that can be done at home if you get a cold or flu. Tom is also delving into the iPhone craze with his own app called "Serene Mind,"  designed to help people relax and fall asleep.

Tom was a Board Member of Edo Kai Traditional Acupuncture Society and frequent contributor to North American Journal of Oriental Medicine. He has been published in several different issues of North American Journal of Oriental Medicine (NAJOM) as well as consumer magazines and websites such as Baltimore Dog Magazine and He has treated FEMA rescue workers for both pain and emotional stress during the New York 9/11 rescue effort. He has also lectured about acupuncture and Men’s Health at Baltimore’s City Hall as part of Baltimore’s TV 25 program on Men in Science as well as several Johns Hopkins groups.

As an acupuncturist, Tom uses a variety of Oriental Medical techniques combining Acupuncture, Moxibustion, Herbal Therapy, along with a gently caring nature to help patients reach their health goals.  He is also certified to treat companion animals including dogs, cats and horses. He volunteers to treat animals with several Baltimore rescues and has even been a consultant to the Maryland Zoo. Tom has even performed acupuncture on a rescued Pit Bull from Michael Vick, Camels in Egypt and even a Giraffe at the Maryland Zoo, in Baltimore. Tom continues his education by studying with prominent Acupuncturists both in the US and abroad to ensure that he continues to expand his knowledge base and skill to provide the best possible care for all sentient beings.


Tom Igegno discusses the following on this eHealth Radio Episode:

  • How can acupuncture help a person stop smoking?
  • Is there a specific protocol and what does it entail? How many treatments? How long until you see results?
  • How successful is it?
  • Who are the ideal candidates?
  • What should patients know prior to starting treatments?
  • Includes the Tip in Conclusion

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