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Integrative Therapies to heal Obesity

Top Integrative Treatments For Obesity

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Acupuncture Treatments For Obesity

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  • Acupuncture is the traditional Chinese medical system of stimulating specific points on the body by inserting very thin needles through the skin. Acupuncture has been studied for its capacity to handle pain - particularly for headache and throat, knee, back, and osteoarthritis pain. There have not been extensive studies on how acupuncture might help with obesity and weight loss.

    Advocates of acupuncture for weight reduction believe that acupuncture may stimulate the body's energy flow (chi) to impact variables that can reverse obesity by raising metabolism, reducing appetite, lowering stress, and affecting the part of the brain that feels hunger.

    Weight gain, based on traditional Chinese medicine, is brought on by body imbalance....more

Ayurveda Treatments For Obesity

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  • From an Ayurvedic perspective, the reason for weight gain is cyclical. According to Ayurveda, obesity starts with the consumption of incorrect food or the evolution of improper dietary habits and lifestyle. This intake results in issues with the digestive fire, which then raises Ama (bio-toxins). Greater Ama disturbs metabolic processes to form more fatty tissue (Meda Dhatu Agni) and blocks the creation of the furthermost cells like ashti (bones). The poorly shaped tissue layers increase undesirable meda dhatu (fats) and cause disturbances in the functions of Kapha. But when Ama blocks the channels of body cells, this creates a Vata imbalance. Vata stimulated the central digestive fire (jatharagni), which causes an increase in appetite, so the i...more

Homeopathy Treatments For Obesity

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  • Homeopathy alone isn't the answer to treating obesity and not the substitute for exercise and diet. But, it will fortify the weight loss by addressing the underlying health problems that are hampering the progress. Many men and women opt for homeopathy because it's the safest option without any side effects from the remedies. Some of the common homeopathic remedies that help reduce weight are

    - Lycopodium: Lycopodium is one of the homeopathic remedies for losing weight. Lycopodium is prescribed to those who have a propensity to gain weight on hips and thighs. Additionally, these people always complain of gastrointestinal problems like flatulence, bloating in the abdomen, and constipation. They also have excess hunger and a terrific inclina...more