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Acupuncture for Weight Loss

It needs to be said. Nowadays, the world is full of overweight people and the reason for this is the fatty unhealthy foods, sedentary lifestyle and stressed –wracked lives people are living each day. To offset excess weight and obesity, a daily exercise program and a healthy diet are the best ways to lose weight.

No magical solution or miracle diet exists that will provide you with longstanding results. Nonetheless, a natural modality called acupuncture can be a great method to help you lose weight safely, quickly and naturally.  Acupuncture is one of the sure-fire and safest ways to lose weight and keep it.

Battle Obesity and Excess Weight with Acupuncture

Acupuncture is usually used as an adjunct therapy for weight loss.  It can provide impressive results when a healthy diet and exercise are combined with it. The way acupuncture actually works is still a mystery to western medicine but when needles are pricked into the ear and certain parts of the body, a faster metabolism, stronger will power and a calming effect is elicited in the mind and body.

Stress often compels a person to overeat. It is easily dealt with through the relaxing and calming effect of acupuncture for losing weight. Endorphins are released that can improve the function of the hormonal and digestive systems. These endorphins also help improve metabolism and can control your desire for eating too much foods.

Acupuncture treatment will initially involve your acupuncturist observing your pulse and tongue in order to evaluate why you overeat.  Through these tests, your overall energy level is determined as well as your underlying digestive conditions.

Traditional Chinese medicine believes the ear to be somewhat of an exact replica of the body with the acupuncture points in the ear corresponding with every acupuncture point found in the body. The lung system acupuncture point is treated for sugar and food addiction, the kidney system point is for edema or water retention, the mouth has an acupuncture point to help treat impulsive eaters while the thyroid system point is utilized for slow metabolism problem.

If your desire to lose weight is strong, acupuncture can help you achieve this.  The fact is acupuncture for losing weight has been used by people all over the world to help them attain their proper and desired weight.  With acupuncture, not only will you lose weight, it will relieve your stress as well and give you a relaxed body and a calm mind.

Eva Paglialonga is a licensed acupuncturist and massage therapist in Miami, FL and the medical director of Needles and Moxa Wellness Center.

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