Many people curious about the theory how acupuncture works in weight management. Here we will discuss it in details. On one hand, acupuncture can inhibit the appetite to reduce the food intake, inhibit the gastrointestinal digestion and absorption function of hyperthyroidism, to reduce the body's absorption of energy and thus reduce the energy intake; On the other hand, it can promote energy metabolism, increase energy consumption, promote body fat mobilization and lipolysis, and ultimately achieve weight loss.
About acupuncture for losing weight, we need to clarify some misconceptions.
The first misunderstanding is that acupuncture can lose weight quickly for everyone. In fact, acupuncture makes some people lose their weight in the short term,while others do not lose weight. why? Doctors believe that: proportion of body fat is key factor for losing weight. The higher proportion of body fat, the more obvious of lossing weight after acupuncture; while some people are not excessive weight, so the effect of weight loss is not so obvious. The correct understanding is that any weight loss methods or weight loss prescriptions need to be gradually adjusted, different people respond to acupuncture is not the same.
There is another misunderstanding that anyone can do acupuncture to lose weight. Acupuncture for people who do lose weight or have some requirements. Such as poor heart function, if patients wearing pacemakers, you can not do acupuncture to lose weight. Visible acupuncture weight loss is not suitable for all people.
Misunderstanding three: more needles, the better resluts of losing weight. Many beauty salons or weight loss center, using thirty or forty needles in one treatment, the customer believes it works better. The fact is that there are only about a dozen of acupoints can lose weight about a dozen acupuncture points acupuncture points is not useful, if accidentally wrong, may also bring bad results.