Weight Loss / Stop Smoking
There are are no 'magic' points which reduce someone's weight without effort, and the effect of acupuncture may be no more than to give someone the support and commitment to keep trying with diet programmes. However, if someone remains motivated as a consequence of acupuncture treatment that itself would be a very positive outcome.
Acupuncture in weight loss are often use ear acupuncture therapy which is based on the theory that the outer ear represents all parts of the body. One type uses is to inserted into the area that is linked to hunger and appetite, the effectiveness of acupuncture on obese patients is closely related to metabolic function. Increased metabolic function promotes the consumption of body fat, overall, resulting in weight loss.
If you are trying to quit smoking, this is a natural way to help you...
Acupuncture as an alternative approach to smoking cessation has a growing number of converts. In fact, acupuncture for drug addiction because of its ability to reduce cravings and alleviate withdrawal symptoms such as irritability, anxiety and difficulty concentrating. It is estimated that most smokers will attempt to quit two or three times, or more, before finally kicking the habit. Auricular acupuncture has been used to help cigarette smokers and heroin addicts kick their drug habits. When properly administered by a qualified acupuncturist, this technique may help.