Being overweight is a problem and concern for many people. With the increase in modified and fast food along with more sedentary lifestyles, the problem with obese and overweight children and adults has been a highlight of interest in the health field. Excess weight and obesity can have a tremendous impact on the health of an individual, making them more susceptible to numerous diseases and health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer, infertility, and much more. It's important to fully understand and be in touch with your body, so it can help you live the life you desire, and thankfully, Acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine is great in helping you do just that!
WHAT CAUSES EXCESS WEIGHT?
There can be a number of factors influencing a person's weight. For example, excess intake of sugary foods or carbohydrates, overeating, lack of exercise, depression, hormone balance, mood disorders, issues with the thyroid, metabolic disorders, genetic factors, and so much more. No two people are the same when it comes to regulating diet and exercise. What works for one person may not work for the other, that's why it is so difficult to always know how to get the results you're looking for.
This spleen qi deficiency and dampness can give rise to many corresponding symptoms such as fatigue, sluggishness, poor circulation, problems with respiration, sallow complexion, loose stools, nausea, headaches and much more! Does any of this sound familiar? Perhaps it's time to utilize the healing power of Acupuncture, herbs, and lifestyle and dietary therapy to gain control over your body and live up to your healthiest potential!
Chinese herbs in the form of a tea will directly aid the digestive system's strength to strengthen the "spleen qi", drain excess damp, improve energy and sleep, enhance the mood, eliminate cravings, balance hormones, and regulate the entire body's systems.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT?
Traditional Chinese Medicine for weight loss can be an extremely beneficial supplement to a weight loss strategy. Eating a healthy and well rounded diet with high quality, grains, beans, fruits, vegetables, and meat is also equally important. Regular exercise is crucial as well. Moderate exercise will drastically help strengthen the "qi" of the body, and the movement will help the body drain the excess fat. If you haven't exercised in a while, however, work up to it. Start with a walk and gently increase the amount of cardio and strengthen training.
TCM and Acupuncture helps weight loss by putting the body into balance again. And characteristically, this i something that may take time. However the benefits of losing weight gradually and with a healthy technique will ensure that you lose weight in the healthiest way possible, and in a way that will keep the weight off with time.
For an individualized approach, meet with your local Acupuncturist so he or she can set you up with a treatment plan to start seeing results as soon as possible!