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Acupuncture & Healthy Weight


Weight management is an important aspect of ongoing health and can help prevent the development of various diseases and conditions. Though weight management may be challenging as we age, acupuncture can give your body and mind the additional support to help you reach your healthy weight goals and maintain them. Acupuncture is used to help weight management by regulating hormones, improving digestion, reducing inflammation, reducing water retention, improving metabolism, regulating appetite, diminishing stress eating and improving overall mood. Furthermore, acupuncture has been shown to be a safe and effective treatment for obesity via neuroendocrine regulation.


It would be our pleasure to schedule an evaluation for you to see how we may help you with your weight management goals.

 

References:


Healthy weight. The Nutrition Source. Harvard University.

https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/healthy-weight/. Published August 2, 2022.

Zhang K, Zhou S, Wang C, Xu H, Zhang L. Acupuncture on Obesity: Clinical Evidence and Possible Neuroendocrine Mechanisms. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2018;2018:6409389. Published 2018 Jun 14.


Zhong Y, Luo X, Chen Y, et al

Acupuncture versus sham acupuncture for simple obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Postgraduate Medical Journal 2020;96:221-227.


Wang L, Yu C-C, Li J, Tian Q, Du Y-J. Mechanism of action of acupuncture in Obesity: A perspective from the hypothalamus. Frontiers. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fendo.2021.632324/full. Published March 16, 2021.

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