In TCM, the root of obesity is an imbalance in the body of a malfunction of the spleen and liver organ systems caused.
In the theory of five elements, the spleen is responsible for the proper functioning of the digestive system responsible for ensuring that food is transformed into Qi the vital essence of life. Disharmony of the spleen have symptoms such as fatigue, slow metabolism, water retention, loose stools, and a feeling of weight.
According to traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture points, foods and herbs selected to help with weight loss directly affects the Qi of the spleen and liver systems to treat the root imbalances that cause weight gain.
From a Western perspective, acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine has shown that the impact on the functioning of the nervous system, endocrine system, digestive system, food cravings, and metabolism. All this can help strengthen the body to maximize absorption of nutrients, regulate elimination, control overeating, suppress appetite and reduce stress.
The beauty of acupuncture is that any treatment is attention to the needs of individual patients. Acupuncture points on the body, for the general welfare in order to increase circulation of blood and qi (metabolism) and calming the nervous system are selected.
In addition to addressing the cause of the imbalance in the body at various acupuncture points for each treatment, and other symptoms were chosen. For example, if you eat) a lot of desire for premenstrual syndrome (PMS a week, then that may be addressed to achieve this week calls happen.
Acupuncture points on the ears should be very effective for weight loss. The human ear is described as a micro-system of the fetus in the inverted position, contains sections on the main organs and body parts.
Auricular points for weight loss should be done with small grain, and the proposed treatment. Tracking grain sized seeds or magnets sticking points for improving the effectiveness of the signs at home. The accounts generally remain in force for 3 days a week and can massage gently for 10 second intervals when cravings occur.
Intestine: strengthens spleen, promoting digestion.
Fever: Soothing talking point used for smoking food and very hyperactive.
Most patients report a significant decrease in appetite and cravings with acupuncture but also herbs, food and healing exercises can definitely improve the effectiveness of treatments.
The herbs and healing foods: Herbs and foods selected during therapy for weight loss is to promote digestion, stimulates the body to increase the qi and improve sewage disposal, toxins and wastes. Food, bitter and sour and spicy to be good for weight loss, while sweet, salty and fatty foods should be reduced.
Stomach massage / exercise: points in the abdomen to improve digestion, absorption of food and peristalsis of the bowel. Abdominal signs can be stimulated by massage or abdominal breathing, if you know of movements in the abdomen with each breath. Deep breathing with visualization can also increase the power as a tool to reduce hunger and cravings.
Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine are powerful tools for healthy weight loss, alone or as adjuvant therapy in combination with other weight management programs.
In the struggle to eat less and consume more energy, one can think that acupuncture is to find exactly what is needed to overcome the desire to improve energy security, improve metabolism and increase their desire to Success!