For people above 40, the ability to lose weight becomes harder to achieve. Besides being a great treatment for the relief and management of pain, acupuncture Philadelphia can also help people lose weight in a safe and natural way.
Typically, acupuncture sessions for weight loss are done two times a week. The most common acupuncture procedure for weight loss is auricular acupuncture, which is the insertion of needles on the ear and body but mostly on the ear. Auricular or ear acupuncture involves acupuncture points on the ear associated with cravings for food. Needles are applied to suppress and neutralize the craving. Also located on the ear is a trigger point that controls the rate of body metabolism, which can be used a way to burn calories efficiently.
As the body ages, thyroid hormone production drops and this affects body metabolism. The same exercise one made in his/ her 20’s or 30’s may not be enough to lose the same amount of calories in his/her 40’s, especially for women. What the body needs is a way to normalize hormonal production to allow the body to efficiently burn calories.
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) offers ways to bring back the body to function efficiently and lose weight. It offers acupuncture and natural herbs among others as a great way to bring back the body into balance and harmony.
Obesity is linked to diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular problems. That is why it is essential to regulate one’s weight and follow a healthy diet. Medicines such as pep pills are potentially hazardous for one’s health because of their harmful side effects. While exercise may be beneficial for the health, older people may find it hard to regularly exercise. Acupuncture together with Chinese herbal medicine offers a better and less strenuous path to health and well-being. Acupuncture repairs the imbalances in the body and improves blood circulation as well as normalizes and regulates the hormonal cycle and improves the overall function of all body systems, especially, the digestive and excretory systems. The body is restored to a state where calories are burned easily and efficiently, nutrients are absorbed properly rendering large intakes of food as redundant and waste material is efficiently excreted from the body.
With regards to exercise, walking is a good way to be active and burn calories. Even climbing the stairs is a form of exercise that helps the cardiovascular system and if one can climb up and down a flight of stairs maybe three or four times a day, that is a good enough way to stay healthy and active.
Food can be delicious and healthy at the same time. A balanced meal is certainly recommended for everyone. One should cut down on junk, oily or fatty food as well as too much sugar, which can lead to diabetes.