Thursday, November 1, 2018

Can ACUPUNCTURE Help Me Lose Weight?

Photo  by Rob Swystun 
One of the most difficult things that we have to deal with on a regular basis are problems with our weight.  For many of us, this is been a problem that we have been dealing with for most of our lives.  It may have been that we were even heavy when we were children and because of habits that we have had since we were young, it may be difficult for us not to overeat.  Add to that the general lifestyle that most of us lead which is busy and full of sugary snacks and fast food and it's little wonder that we have a problem with our weight.

One thing that can help with weight loss and suppressing our appetite is the ancient Chinese art of acupuncture.  Although most people think of acupuncture as being something that helps with general health and the relief of pain, it can also do a lot to help us with our weight loss efforts.  It is true that acupuncture is a great method of working with our health naturally but, isn't taking care of our weight also a part of our natural health?  Let's take a look at acupuncture and weight loss and see what it can do for you.

Acupuncture is a way of bringing our body back into balance, a natural balance that our body needs.  According to traditional Chinese medicine, all of us have channels in our body which funnel energy from one part of our body into another.  If our body is in balance, we are able to enjoy a natural flow of this energy, otherwise known as Chi.  Acupuncture is able to manipulate the flow of energy that is within our body through the insertion of hair-thin needles.  If this energy is disrupted in some cases, it can help us by suppressing the energy as well.  It does this through acupuncture and also helps by suppressing our appetite.

Many people who go in for acupuncture for pain or general healing may also be able to enjoy the benefits of a suppressed appetite through acupuncture as well.  Your acupuncturist will be able to give you assistance and advice as far as this is concerned.  What you will probably find, however, is that by reducing your appetite through acupuncture, you are able to eat less on a regular basis and maintain a healthier weight.

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