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Auricular acupuncture was first used in France in 1956 by Dr. Paul Nogier. he started mapping the ear, pinpointing the spots that correlate to various organs or systems in the body.
Acupuncture is effective in making it easier to lose and maintain that loss if the patient is willing to change their lifestyle. The exact mechanism by which acupuncture works is unknown but we know that acupuncture needles inserted into specific points on the body and in the ear release endorphins which have a calming and relaxing effect that makes it easier to deal with stress, frustration and anxiety that can trigger overeating and bingeing on fattening foods. Also endorphins affect the digestive and hormonal systems so acupuncture can help rebalance the organ systems that are running too fast- or in this case too slow.
Many of the points from both ear acupuncture systems that are important for weight loss treatments are
Stomach – for the person who eats even after they’re full or who’s constantly nibbling
Hungry – for general appetite control
Lung – for food addicts, and people who love chocolate, sweets
Shenmen – a calming point, for the psychology overlay for anxiety, anger, frustration, insecurity
Endocrine – for water retention that’s responsible for some of the weight gain
Adrenal and Ovary – if weight gain is due to menopause or P.M.S.
Spleen – for sugar imbalances and hormonal disturbances
Kidney – for water retention, and nervous system and hormonal imbalances
Thyroid – for slow metabolism.
The practitioner chooses two or more of these points for each treatment depending upon the patient’s problem and personality profile regarding overeating.
Also, Keep in mind that you want to develop lifestyle habits that will help you maintain your weight in a healthy range. A short-term “diet” that you “go on” and then “go off” is not the answer to long-term weight management.
Healthy habits may help you lose weight.
Make healthy food choices. Half of your plate should be fruits and veggies.
Eat small portions. Use a smaller plate, weigh portions on a scale, or check the Nutrition Facts label for details about serving sizes
Build exercise into your daily life.Garden, go for family walks, play a pickup game of sports, start a dance club with your friends, swim, take the stairs, or walk to the grocery store or work
Combined, these habits may be a safe, healthy way to lose weight and keep it off.
- Lack of exercises or activities. Recently people don’t have time to exercise because of long work hours and time spent commuting.
- Oversized food portions. Americans are exposed to huge food portions in restaurants, fast food places. Eating large portions means too much energy IN. Over time, this will cause gain weight if it isn’t following with physical activity.
In SOO health care, Weight loss program has these 5 steps inside the treatment room.
Stomach weight loss massage: For warming up large and small intestine muscles and abdominal muscles.
Acupuncture weight loss treatment : decomposition of fat cells on your stomach area
Heat therapy: For easy absorption of stomach fat cells with warm temperature infrared heating lamp.
ESSENTIAL oil therapy: with dottera essential therapeutic oil, make tight your outside skin.
Following these 8 tips for outside clinic homeworks.
Take one Fermented Ezyme pack every morning with warm water.
Avoid cold foods, cold drinks.
Do not eat food after dinner, Try to eat dinner early (5 or 6pm)
Control your food portion.
Take balanced nutrition, take some vitamins and mineral supplements.
Do not skip your 3 meals per day. But make your dish small.
Massage stomach at least 5 times a day and make waves on your tummy.
Exercise EVERYDAY bicycle crunch with favorite fast music at least for 3minutes.
All these information is our weight loss program instruction.
We recommend our Weight loss program to keep 2 to 3 times a week for 1 month, you can see the difference on your tummy size, following with healthy body.
Fighting against gain weight / Losing your weight – acupuncture in Lake Forest Ca
exercise and eat healthy food every day,
but as I’m getting older, my weight is slowly increasing and my waist
line is getting bigger than of 4-5 years ago.
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metabolism rate. it is getting smaller and smaller as you get older.
of the key factors for fighting against gain weight(weight loss). Do you remember when you are in teen age or 20s or
even early 30s, you never get gain weight even if you eat a lot of food and
doing not exercise much? Right?
you don’t exercise, all the food that you eat will consumed for converting to
the energy for your body. However, if you are over 40 years old or older, the food energy will not be consumed 100% and it
will remain in your body as a “fat” (you are getting weight)
body, and eventually you will lose weight.
3. Sleep well ( at least 7-8 hours a day): The reason why? , if you don’t get a sleep enough, your appetite will increase dramatically, in other words, if you got enough sleep, you will not have much craving of the food. Yes, it is true according to my or other peoples’ experience.
4. Use standing desk : how much calories can i burn by standing – Standing Desk
Now that doesn’t sound like much, but it adds up to about 50 calories an hour. If you stand for three hours a day for five days that’s around 750 calories burnt. Over the course of a year it would add up to about 30,000 extra calories, or around 8lb of fat.
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I’m using this standing desk for alost 6 month now, it is great , I’m not standing all day, I do sit for a while and standing most of time during my work. it help me a lot.