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Acupuncture and Weight Loss

To understand how acupuncture can help you lose weight, you need to understand how acupuncture works.  Acupuncture works by improving the function of your body.

Acupuncture improves digestion and energy levels.  We strengthen the metabolism via making the spleen and kidney energy stronger.  Most people feel better than they have in years after about a month of acupuncture treatments and Chinese herbal medicine.

After the first acupuncture treatment, most patients sleep better and can feel a difference in their energy levels.  We can treat many ailments at once with acupuncture.

Each acupuncture point has a specific function.  For example, for digestive issues we might choose Stomach 36, which is right below the knee.  This point is one of the most important acupuncture points on the body.  It improves and regulates digestion, improves the immune system and boosts energy levels quickly.

Acupuncture also improves circulation.  Over time, your circulation can be impaired by injuries or fatigue.  When you get acupuncture, we improve your energy levels and also improve your circulation.  Each acupuncture point opens up better circulation in that area.

Without good energy levels and efficient digestion, you will find it difficult to lose weight.  Your body has to be functioning normally to be able to burn fat for energy.

Another concern with many people is the liver energy.  Stress affects your liver energy.  Your liver is responsible for fat burning.  If you are under stress, your ability to burn fat can be impaired.  Acupuncture and Chinese herbs can relieve stress and improve liver function quickly.

If you do not get enough sleep, your ability to lose weight can be reduced.  Even modern medicine has caught up with this idea.  They have done research that proves that better sleep and more sleep will improve metabolism and weight loss.

Weight loss is a holistic subject that needs to be treated by natural medicine.  You must improve the function of your body to lose weight.  That is how acupuncture and Chinese herbs can help you.  They will help you to be healthier than you have in years.