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Effects of Acupuncture in Losing Weight

    Procedure

    Insertion Points

    • Insertion Point Chart

      These are charted locations which trigger endorphin release in the body and cause a reduction in anxieties to alleviate those hunger cravings that are triggered from stress.

    Studies

    • Studies between placebo treatment and acupuncture

      The International Journal of Obesity analyzed over 3000 test subjects. Thirty-one studies showed a significant reduction in body weight for those who received acupuncture therapy when compared to sham or placebo treatments.

    Obesity Research Center

    • Many studies have been performed

      The Obesity Research Center's study in New York used participants of varied ages and found mild weight loss without much difference between the placebo and acupuncture group.

    American Academy of Medical Acupuncture

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