Did you know that overweight is one the major concerns of our times? It is linked to Diabetes, Cancer and other chronic diseases as recently stated by the American Cancer Society.
I am so glad we can offer our patients natural methods for weight control using the Chinese Medicine unique approach, it does not only focuses on the weight loss program but in the person’s well-being as a whole.
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), which includes Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, had better efficacy than placebo and lifestyle interventions and was similar efficacy to anti-obesity drugs, with fewer side effects. Here is the link to the abstract of this systematic review conducted by Yi Sui and colleagues http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-789X.2011.00979.x/abstract published in the May 2012 issue of Obesity Review.