Acupuncture for Weight Loss
Acupuncture for weight loss may offer you an additional resource to help you lose weight.
How does acupuncture work for Weight Loss?
Acupuncture can help in a number of ways.
- Because acupuncture helps change brain chemistry, it changes cravings and can change emotional attachments to food. This helps eliminate eating for reasons other than hunger. Acupuncture also helps willpower/determination making sticking to a diet easier.
- Acupuncture can improve metabolism and, therefore, can help a person burn more calories.
- Acupuncture can improve digestion/absorption of nutrients from food-this lessens the physical drive to eat.
Course of treatment
There are 10-15 acupuncture sessions in one course of treatment. Treatment frequency depends on individual condition. Chinese herbs work synergistically with acupuncture.