Researchers find acupuncture effective for the treatment of obesity. Results were obtained by implementing a protocolized body acupuncture point prescription without a diet or exercise program.  In a five week clinical trial, patients receiving acupuncture achieved a 2.9 kg mean weight loss and the decrease in mean BMI (body mass index) was 1.43. The … Continue reading Studies: Acupuncture effective for Weight Loss
Yuri Acurs/Getty Weight loss is a complicated issue. Not only is it physically difficult and emotionally fraught, it’s also paved with fads of questionable efficacy. And the trend du jour? Acupuncture. This complimentary technique has been gaining popularity recently, with devotees saying it’s helped them shed pounds quickly and easily. So how does acupuncture for … Continue reading Acupuncture for weight loss!
Specific combination of acupuncture points in the ear has been shown to be effective in supporting weight loss in individual with BMI over 23. Needles were retained in the ear between treatments.