Acupuncture treatment of simple obesity

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Title

Acupuncture treatment of simple obesity

Author(s)

Journal Publication

Date

2005

volume

25(2)

pages

90-94

Research Type

RCT

Keywords

Abstract

In order to investigate the therapeutic effects of ear acupuncture, body acupuncture and the combined use of the two in the treatment of simple obesity, 195 cases of obesity were divided into three groups, in which different reinforcing and reducing methods were applied according to their symptoms and signs. The effects of body acupuncture and body plus ear acupuncture were obviously superior to that of ear acupuncture, and the combined use of ear acupuncture and body acupuncture was better than that of simple body acupuncture

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Frequency of Treatment

>1/WK

Time in Treatment

4 Weeks

has health condition studied

Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases

has study population number

195

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