Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine make it easier to lose weight and maintain it. During the past 20 years, there has been a dramatic increase in obesity in the United States. Obesity- related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, some of the leading causes of death. People will go on drastic diets to lose weight, which may not always garner long-term results. Low calorie intake and drastic change will cause a shock to the body and mind, resulting in cravings for food. Calorie intake will all be packed up as fat for stored energy, which may cause the ups and downs in body weight.

  • Chinese Medicine nutrition consultation
  • Acupuncture
  • Chinese herbal consultation and prescription
  • Life style recommendation

The good news is that there is no need to starve your self when loosing weight. In order for the metabolism to work properly we need to eat. Balancing the Spleen and the Stomach is our main target in losing weight. By eating properly, we can strengthen the spleen and stomach to properly digest the food we consume. Thus, sending it to the intestines to be absorbed within the body and used for active and stored energy. Eating a balanced diet according to Chinese medicine, including carbohydrates, proteins, fruits and vegetables, is an essential step you want to take when trying to loose weight. Carbohydrates are energetically sweet and warm, and important for the build up of Qi (energy). Proteins supplement the Qi, blood, and hormones, and are warmer than carbohydrates. Fruits and vegetables are cooling in nature, and balance the other groups. By assessing each patient individually by taking pulse, observing the tongue, and taking a complete medical history, we advise the right proportion from each nutritional food group.

By inserting needles into specific acupoints in the body and ears, it addresses not only the physical aspect of losing weight, but the psychological and emotional aspects as well. Certain acupoints reduce the sense of hunger by slowing down the absorption of the nutrients inside the intestine, leading to a longer satisfied feeling in the stomach. Other acupoints will target the reduction of sugar cravings. Acupoints to strengthen the willpower will be used, along with points to stimulate the release of Endorphins (natural pain and stress fighters).

Chinese herbs will be prescribed based on the individual, to aid in digestion, curb the appetite, reduce toxins, and reduce body fat.

Lifestyle Changes

Walking is very important. Exercises such as Tai chi, Qi Kong, and yoga are also strongly suggested. This will keep the smooth flow of energy in the body, brighten the day, and make you feel vibrant. It is important to have a good amount of sleep, and consume food at specific times of the day.

Price: $400      5 treatment package

Price: $750      10 treatment package

*This program will help you reach your goal, and once your body is balanced you will continue the rest of your journey, stronger and healthier!