Headache, migraine, neck, frozen shoulder, sciatica
Smoking, alcohol, drug
Acne, urticaria, alopecia
Irregular menstrution, infertility, menopause syndromes
Gastritis, ulcers,diarrhea, constipation, hemorrhoid
OBESITY - WEIGHT CONTROL
one of the most common problems found today with adults as well as
children. Possible causes of obesity may be excess intake of junk foods,
lack of exercise and changing lifestyle. Obesity not only affects your
appearance, but it gives rise to plenty of health related problems.
Thats why, it is advised by the doctors to keep body weight under
control. Nowadays, many people have become cautious about their health
and they are adopting various ways to lose excess body weight. Some may
go for diet control, some may join gyms or some try different
medications. Acupuncture for weight loss is one of the most popular and
safe methods. As it is a natural way to reduce weight, it imparts no
side effects on your body.
different methods of weight reduction, acupuncture is found to be very
effective as it works in a natural way. In this therapy, long, thin,
sterilized needles are inserted into the body, which stimulate release
of endorphin offering relaxing and calming effect. It can control
binging, which may originate from stress. Excessive eating results from
excess stress, anxiety and frustration, which may be a major cause of
obesity. Acupuncture can control stress and anxiety and keep you relaxed
so that your tendency of overeating is reduced.
acupuncturist selects treatment points depending upon patients
diagnosis. Acupuncture needles are inserted into these points and kept
for about 20-25 minutes per session. Acupuncture treatment focuses on
modification of lifestyle in developing a weight loss program. It deals
with metabolic condition that may be responsible for weight gain.
Acupuncture helps to reduce food cravings, increase metabolism and
improve body-wide circulation. It is more specific to decrease
cholesterol levels and overall body weight by mobilizing energy stores.
Acupuncture also helps to reduce anxiety, reenergize body, suppress
appetite and control overeating.
Acupuncture points for weight loss are selected to improve overall
health keeping the objective of improving blood circulation and relaxing
the nervous system. Various acupuncture points are selected for each
treatment, as there may be different symptoms. Generally, treatment is
scheduled once or twice a week and continued for 8-12 weeks until aim
weight reduction is achieved. It involves a combination of body and
auricular (ear) acupuncture, as well as food and lifestyle
Ear acupuncture is especially found to very effective for weight
reduction. Auricular acupuncture points are stimulated using small tacks
and then seed-sized beads or magnets are taped to these points in order
to enhance the effectiveness. When patient unnecessarily gets food
cravings in between the meals, then mild pressure is applied or ear
staples are rubbed. It stimulates release of endorphin that helps to
relax and achieve control over food craving.
Some common points selected by experienced acupuncturist to effectively
lose weight safely and within short period of time are thyroid (to slow
metabolism), mouth (for impulsive eater), stomach (obese), spleen (sugar
and hormonal imbalance) and endocrine (ability to gain weight because of
Maintaining healthy body weight is a must for everyone and you may opt
for acupuncture, which is a promising method for weight loss.