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Acupuncture for Weight Loss

April 4, 2014

Acupuncture is the quintessential representation of all things Chinese. Clinical studies done by medical professionals using Chinese medicine, body acupuncture and auricular acupuncture combined with other modalities can provide treatment for obesity and excess weight not only in an effective and safe manner but in the treatment of physical decline, diarrhea, anorexia and other side effects.

Acupuncture regulates the function of the endocrine system, inhibits the appetite, helps limit food intake and inhibits fat absorption digestion by regulating the gastrointestinal function to improve the body’s absorption of nutrients. It also helps improve the body’s energy storage and intake. Acupuncture can also improve metabolism, enhance energy consumption, and help accelerate the breakdown and burning of fat leading ultimately to lose of excess weight.

By stimulating the acupuncture points, acupuncture likewise stimulates the meridians underneath these points improving the function of the kidneys and reinforcing the spleen. The treatment also removes the obstruction that stagnate the flow of Qi. Along with a healthy diet the body is able to burn fat and lose weight quickly in the process.

Does acupuncture weight loss really work?

Acupuncturists who have been helping a lot of their overweight patients lose weight answer that with an emphatic YES. Some people who have already lost weight using acupuncture keep on coming back to lose more weight and attain the weight that they have desired for a long time. Acupuncture, under the hands of a skilled and certified acupuncturist can help you lose weight in a safe, effective and easy manner.