Tag Archives: Obesity

Electroacupuncture for a short duration is more effective at reducing weight

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Objective: To compare the efficacy of short duration electroacupuncture with conventional electroacupuncture to reduce weight and other parameters in obese Thai women. Methods: A randomized crossover study was conducted in 76 simple obese women. Participants were randomized to undergo either eight weeks of 30-minute electroacupuncture (EA30) followed by an eight-week washout period, …

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The Chinese herbal formula Fang Feng Tong Sheng San reduces reduces BMI in obese people

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Background: The number of people with obesity is rapidly increasing worldwide. Since obesity is a critical risk factor for cardiovascular diseases and mortality, the management of obesity is an urgent issue. However, anti-obesity drugs are insufficient in current clinical settings. Fang Feng Tong Sheng San is a traditional Japanese Kampo formula …

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Acupuncture helps to reduce obesity

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Objectives: The aim of this review was to appraise Korean studies published between 2010 and 2021 which examined the role of acupuncture in the treatment of obesity. Methods: We performed a search of the NDSL, KISS, RISS, OASIS, PubMed, EMBASE electronic databases for relevant animal researches, case reports, and clinical trials, using …

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