Acupuncture for WEIGHT LOSS

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How Acupuncture Helps Weight loss?

Acupuncture involves the insertion of very fine, sterile needles at specific body points, we can explain energy pathways. The inserted needles act to stimulate the release of endorphins. This can create a calming, relaxing effect, which counteracts the need for excessive eating brought about by increased stress, frustration or anxiety. In this respect, acupuncture can calm those so afflicted and help them lose weight without resorting to drugs. Unfortunately, excess weight is not just a cosmetic issue.  Being overweight is a risk factor for many conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and heart disease.  The good news is that maintaining a healthy weight can reduce your risk and it’s never too late to get started.  People seeking to address their weight concerns are turning to acupuncture as a natural and effective way to approach weight loss.

acupuncture for weight loss

Acupuncture and Traditional Eastern Medicine (TEM) take a holistic, or whole-body approach, to health.  This ancient form of healthcare works to restore the balance and flow of the body’s Qi or vital energy.  According to TEM, the reasons why people gain weight, or find it difficult to lose weight, are numerous.  We can perform diagnostic exams to uncover the root cause or imbalances that have affected weight. We will also take into consideration other factors that may have  led to weight gain, including your lifestyle as well as your emotional and mental well-being.  By taking your whole self into account, you and us can get to the root of your health concerns, rather than just treating the symptoms. What will Acupuncture do?  During your first visit, We will take an extensive health history and perform various diagnostic exams.  At the completion of your first visit, We will provide you with a comprehensive diagnosis and an explanation of your treatment plan.  Your treatments will focus on correcting any underlying imbalances in your body and will help to support you in reaching your weight loss goals. Based on your unique symptoms, We will choose to concentrate on acupuncture points related to specific organs.  For example, restoring balance to the flow of Qi in the Stomach can help promote good digestion and suppress an overactive appetite.  Emotional issues, such as anxiety and stress, both of which can lead to overeating, can be addressed by balancing the organ. It is important to remember that acupuncture is not a quick fix. By working with experience positive changes in your overall health, including maintaining a healthy body weight.  In addition to acupuncture treatments, We may also recommend other lifestyle changes what makes over weight. Whether you want to lose a few pounds or a significant amount of weight, consider acupuncture as a natural and effective way to approach weight loss.  By working together with us, we can help your body regain its natural balance-and start taking steps toward true health. Other ways to support your path toward a healthier you! Diet is another important issue to consider.  In general, a healthy diet is made up of unprocessed, organic foods, including a wide variety of whole grains and vegetables. We may offer nutritional counseling designed for your specific needs. Stress relief may also be a part of your treatment.  By learning to lower stress and anxiety through techniques such as breathing exercises, meditation or gentle exercise, you may lose weight more easily, and possibly stop destructive habits such as overeating.

acupuncture for weight loss