Weight Loss and Management in Chinese Medicine
A major concern in today’s world is weight loss. Many people become depressed and feel immense stress for this reason. Excess weight and obesity are medical conditions that increase the following risks.
Popular Methods & Side Effects
This method can cause malnutrition and loss of glow and elasticity of hair and skin. More importantly, it can decrease metabolism. Once eating begins again, the body cannot easily process excessive carbs, which will result in more fat.
This method can lead to acid reflux. The esophagus can also suffer from damage and result in future eating disorders.
3. Eliminating fat from the diet
Fat in foods is not completely bad. The human body needs fat to maintain normal organ structure and supply energy. Complete elimination of fat can cause constipation.
4. Fruit diet instead of staple food
Eating fruits alone and nothing else can cause nutritional imbalances. Our body needs proteins, iron and other minerals from a variety of foods to function normally.
Plan A: Combination of acupuncture, ear seeds, and herbal tea. This 3-month program will:
- Suppress your appetite
- Increase your metabolism
- Reboot fat cell memory and lead to steady weight loss
How it works:
After the initial consultation, we customize a treatment plan based on your body’s conditions
Herbal medicine and acupuncture increase gastrointestinal motility, speed up metabolism and burn fat
Ear seed/pin is a small magnet placed on the ear that is squeezed every time you feel hungry. It helps reduce food cravings and increase metabolism
Choices & Schedules:
- Acupuncture 2-3x/week, herbal tea or pills, and ear seeds
- Herbal tea or pills and herbal ear seeds/pin
- Herbal ear seeds/pin only
Plan B: ZERONA®, a cold laser treatment which makes a hole on adipocyte and removes excess fat noninvasively. More information about ZERONA® can be found under our Services section and at www.myzerona.com.
While acupuncture and herbal medicine can help enhance digestive functions and suppress appetites, eating right and exercising regularly is also very important.
For more information on weight loss program, please contact us and speak with a doctor. We accept most insurances and will work to get you started as soon as possible.
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