Acupuncture for Weight Loss

Acupuncture and Weight Loss

 The ancient practice of acupuncture helps to heal a host of ailments, but many people don’t know it can also help with weight loss. When fine needles are barely inserted into the skin along strategic points on the body it can restore balance to the flow of energy along rivers of Qi (pronounced chee), or life force.

Highlights of Acupuncture

To pinpoint the Qi for effective weight control, acupuncturists take aim at 4 acupuncture points on the ear - the hunger point, Shen Men point, stomach point, and endocrine point. A few tiny sterilized needles are inserted along these invisible channels to decrease the "heat" generated along these meridians and to stimulate centers that trigger the release of neurochemicals and hormones.
During some courses of treatment, the needles are covered with tape so that they can be left in place for a few days. Patients later remove them at home or during follow-up visits to the acupuncturist. Some practitioners may also use "ear seeds" that patients wear home that can be massaged periodically to help with difficult-to-control urges.

We do this procedure at The Emperor’s Medicine in Naperville. Please call for an appointment and FREE Consultation! Start your weight loss journey with us. You will be happy you did.

The Emperor’s Medicine

 932 N. Wright Street—Suite 120, Naperville, IL  60563



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