But how does acupuncture really work for weight loss?
Acupuncture targets the mechanisms that control energy production and weight!
Furthermore, the malfunctioning of certain organs such as kidney, liver, spleen, thyroid gland, endocrine system among other less commonly known sources can lead to the body storing more fat than necessary.
Acupuncture targets all the above mentioned areas of the body by stimulating all those sites which lead to weight gain by their stagnation.
It may be further surprising for you to know that your ear can be an unlikely source to help you slim down. As much as hearing people take their vows for a healthy lifestyle within earshot helps, we are talking about utilizing the acupuncture points located on your outer ear to quell your cravings.
That's right. It has been established that acupuncture points located on the ear pinna directly affect appetite. We have customized programs for each of our patient's unique physiological build-up. This is why it takes us different levels of acupuncture design even for the same quantity of weight to be lost. Usually to lose 15 to 20 pounds, having multiple treatments per week for 6 to 8 weeks is the norm.
Are There Concomitant/
Yes and no. Acupuncture by itself is not the end; it is the means to an end. By this we mean that if you binge on carbs and sugar while going through your acupuncture treatment, then weight loss might seem distant, let alone possible. You might even stop the treatment midway out of frustration or despair and then any motivation would be of little help. Therefore, kindly do not abandon your healthy lifestyle at any costs. Acupuncture, as mentioned before, only helps you get to your goal faster. It would be an anomaly to equate it as the sole stepping stone towards weight loss glory.
What To Expect In Treatment:
At Vitality Wellness Clinic, in a typical appointment, you might be asked to lay back or tummy down, depending on the area of your body to be acupunctured. Once an area is demarcated, needles will be punctured into your skin either half or a quarter inch down. At that time, you might feel a slight tingling sensation, which you are free to call out should it feel overtly uncomfortable. However, acupuncture is relatively pain-free and discomfort during the process has been rarely reported.
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